Definition of European ash
1. Noun. Tall ash of Europe to the Caucasus having leaves shiny dark-green above and pale downy beneath.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of European Ash
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 ..."