gowan

[ gou-uhn ]
/ ˈgaʊ ən /

noun Scot. and North England.

any of various yellow or white field flowers, especially the English daisy.

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Origin of gowan

1560–70; earlier gollan<Old Norse gollinn golden

OTHER WORDS FROM gowan

gowaned, adjectivegow·an·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gowan

gowan
/ (ˈɡaʊən) /

noun

Scot any of various yellow or white flowers growing in fields, esp the common daisy

Derived forms of gowan

gowaned, adjectivegowany, adjective

Word Origin for gowan

C16: variant of gollan, probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse gullin golden
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