noun Date: 1814 rowan 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

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