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gowan

[gou-uh n] /ˈgaʊ ən/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
any of various yellow or white field flowers, especially the English daisy.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; earlier gollan < Old Norse gollinn golden
Related forms
gowaned, adjective
gowany, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gowany

gowan

/ˈɡaʊən/
noun
1.
(Scot) any of various yellow or white flowers growing in fields, esp the common daisy
Derived Forms
gowaned, adjective
gowany, adjective
Word Origin
C16: variant of gollan, probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse gullin golden
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