Definition of European ash

1. Noun. Tall ash of Europe to the Caucasus having leaves shiny dark-green above and pale downy beneath.

Exact synonyms: Common European Ash, Fraxinus Excelsior
Generic synonyms: Ash, Ash Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of European Ash

European Commission
European Commissioner
European Commissioners
European Community
European Economic Community
European Law Enforcement Organisation
European Parliament
European Parliaments
European Portuguese
European Recovery Program
European Russia
European Shorthair
European Shorthairs
European Stability Mechanism
European Union
European ash (current term)
European badger
European badgers
European barberry
European bean
European beaver
European beavers
European beech
European beggar-ticks
European bird cherry
European bison
European bisons
European bittern
European black alder
European black currant

Literary usage of European ash

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"Yellow-edged-leafleted European ash, with the leaflets edged with yellow. 10. FE EROSA. ... Dwarf European ash, which seldom exceeds a yard in height. ..."

2. The North American Sylva, Or, A Description of the Forest Trees, of the by François André Michaux, Augustus Lucas Hillhouse (1819)
"There are several varities of the European ash, the most remarkable of which is the drooping Ash : its branches decline towards the earth , and the effect ..."

3. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"The American sorts of ash, it is observed by Descemet, writing at Odessa, have the great advantage of prospering in soils where the European ash will ..."

4. The Propagation of Plants: Giving the Principles which Govern the by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1887)
"Seedlings of the common European ash (F. excelsior), are the best for stocks for ... Long experience in the use of the European ash as a stock for the many ..."

5. A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to by Andrew Jackson Downing (1852)
"The common European ash (F. excelsior) strongly resembles the White ash. ... The Weeping Ash.] of the European ash, with pendulous or weeping branches ..."

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