ash-key
ash-key \ash-key\ n. 1. the winged seed of the ash tree. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • ash-key — noun winged seed of the ash tree • Hypernyms: ↑seed • Part Holonyms: ↑ash, ↑ash tree * * * ashˈ key noun The winged fruit of the ash • • • Main Entry: ↑ash …   Useful english dictionary

  • ash key — noun Brit. the winged fruit of an ash tree, growing in clusters resembling keys …   English new terms dictionary

  • ash tree — noun any of various deciduous pinnate leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus • Syn: ↑ash • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑white ash, ↑Fraxinus Americana, ↑swamp ash, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • key fruit — Key Key (k[=e]), n. [OE. keye, key, kay, AS. c[ae]g.] 1. An instrument by means of which the bolt of a lock is shot or drawn; usually, a removable metal instrument fitted to the mechanism of a particular lock and operated by turning in its place …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Key of a country — Key Key (k[=e]), n. [OE. keye, key, kay, AS. c[ae]g.] 1. An instrument by means of which the bolt of a lock is shot or drawn; usually, a removable metal instrument fitted to the mechanism of a particular lock and operated by turning in its place …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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