Definition of Downy ash

1. Noun. Smallish American tree with velvety branchlets and lower leaf surfaces.

Exact synonyms: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica, Red Ash
Generic synonyms: Ash, Ash Tree
Specialized synonyms: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica Subintegerrima, Green Ash



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Downy Ash

downwardness
downwardnesses
downwards
downwarp
downwash
downwashes
downweed
downweigh
downweighed
downweighing
downweighs
downwelling
downwind
downwinder
downy
downy ash (current term)
downy birch
downy brome
downy cheat
downy chess
downy ground cherry
downy haw
downy manzanita
downy mildew
downy poplar
downy wood mint
downy woodpecker
downy yellow violet
downzone

Literary usage of Downy ash

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1. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"... plants are 1 franc; and at New York, 50 cents. Ï 10. F. (A.) PUBE'SCENS Walt. The downy Ash. ..."

2. Botany for Young People and Common Schools: How Plants Grow, a Simple by Asa Gray (1880)
"And our White Ash is Fraxinus Americana, meaning " American Ash "; Red Ash is Fraxinus pubescens, meaning " downy ash "; Black Ash is Fraxinus sambuci- ..."

3. The American Handbook of Ornamental Trees by Thomas Meehan (1853)
"—downy ash. Eed ash. Native o£ the Northern and Middle States. The most irregular-headed of all the ashes. The branches are frequently twisted and tortuose, ..."

4. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"Fraxinus excelsior, by their lighter bark, and by the paler green of their leaves. i 10. F. (A.) PUBE'SCENS Wall. The downy Ash. ..."

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