Definition of Red ash

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

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Ash

red-winged blackbird
red-winged tinamou
red-winged tinamous
red Bordeaux
red Clintonia
red admiral
red admirals
red alder
red alert
red alga
red algae
red amaranth
red angel's trumpet
red ant
red ants
red ash (current term)
red atrophy
red bandfish
red baneberry
red bat
red bay
red bean
red beans
red bearberry
red beech
red beet
red biddy
red birch
red bird's eye
red blood cell

Literary usage of Red ash

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

1. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS—The red ash can be distinguished at any season ... The leaflets of the red ash are decidedly stalked while those of the Black ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1886)
"Lorberry Red-Ash.—"It burns with a little flame, and is much in request for ... The Wyoming red-ash is similar in its general characteristics to the ..."

3. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"red ash (local and common Brown Ash (Mo.), River Ash (RI, Ont.). Ash (Nebr.). name). Black Ash (NJ). Locality. New Brunswick to Florida, ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"Thereupon the plaintiff moved the court to require the Carter red ash Collieries Company to again plead, and that the writ of inquiry be executed, ..."

5. The North American Sylva, Or, A Description of the Forest Trees, of the by François André Michaux, Augustus Lucas Hillhouse (1819)
"It is commonly called red ash , and frequently Ash. Like the White Ash it ... The red ash is a beautiful tree , rising perpendicularly to the height of 60 ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"Of the timber trees, constituting the first list, box elder, red ash, green ash, white elm, hackberry, cottonwood and probably black willow and almond ..."

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