Quicken tree

Quicken tree

Quick"en tree`\ [Probably from quick, and first applied to the aspen or some tree with quivering leaves; cf. G. quickenbaum, quizenbaum, quitschenbaum. Cf. Quitch grass.] (Bot.) The European rowan tree; -- called also quickbeam, and quickenbeam. See Rowan tree.
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