Rowan Row"an, n. Rowan tree. [1913 Webster]

{Rowan barry}, a barry of the rowan tree. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rowan — steht für: den Vornamen von: Rowan Atkinson (* 1955), britischer Schauspieler Rowan Williams (* 1950), Erzbischof von Canterbury den Nachnamen von: Archibald Hamilton Rowan (1751–1834), irischer Politiker und Revolutionär Carl Rowan (1925–2000),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • rowan — mountain ash, 1804, from rowan tree, rountree (1540s), northern English and Scottish, from a Scandinavian source (Cf. O.N. reynir, Swed. Ronn the rowan ), ultimately from the root of RED (Cf. red), in reference to the berries. There were those in …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rowan — Rowan, IA U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 218 Housing Units (2000): 103 Land area (2000): 0.562681 sq. miles (1.457338 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.562681 sq. miles (1.457338 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Rowan — Rowan, Rowen englischer Name gälischen Ursprungs, Bedeutung: der Rote. Namensträger: Rowan Atkinson, britischer Schauspieler …   Deutsch namen

  • rowan — [rō′ənber΄ē] n. pl. rowanberries [rō′ənber΄ē, rou′ənberērō′ən, rou′ən] n. [< Scand, as in Norw rogn, raun, ON reynir, akin to ON rauthr,RED: from the color of the fruit] 1. the European mountain ash (Sorbus aucuparia), a tree with pinnately… …   English World dictionary

  • Rowan — Rowan, Grafschaft in Nord Carolina (Nordamerika), 28 QM., im Osten vom Yadkin River, im Norden vom South Yadkin River begrenzt; hügelig; Producte: Mais, Weizen, Hafer, Schweine, Gold (im südlichen Theile). Die Nord Carolina Centralbahn… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Rowan — m, f English: 1 (m.) Transferred use of the surname, which is of Irish origin, being an Anglicized form of the Gaelic byname Ruadhán ‘little red one’ (a diminutive of ruadh red; cf. ROY (SEE Roy)). It was borne by a 6th century saint who founded… …   First names dictionary

  • rówan — 1 sv/i7 3rd pres réwð past réow/on ptp is gerówen to go by water, row, sail, swim …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • rowan — ► NOUN ▪ a small tree with white flowers and red berries. ORIGIN Scandinavian …   English terms dictionary

  • Rowan — Taxobox name = Rowan image width = 270px image caption = European Rowan fruit regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rosaceae subfamilia = Maloideae genus = Sorbus subgenus = Sorbus subdivision… …   Wikipedia

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