- any of several small trees of the genus Sorbus, of the rose family, having flat-topped clusters of small, white flowers and bright-red to orange berries.
- any of certain other trees, as several Australian species of eucalyptus.
Origin of mountain ash
Examples from the Web for mountain ash
Historical Examples of mountain ash
The first berries to go as the autumn approaches are those of the mountain-ash.Round About a Great Estate
Pyrus Americana (American mountain-ash), common along shores.The Maine Woods
Henry David Thoreau
Sibyl always regarded his offer under the mountain-ash as the second time.A Devotee
Jane has a bunch of mountain-ash berries tucked into her belt.Dimbie and I--and Amelia
Singing to them, sitting on a mountain-ash tree, is a sleek robin.Doctor Cupid
- any of various trees of the rosaceous genus Sorbus, such as S aucuparia (European mountain ash or rowan), having clusters of small white flowers and bright red berries
- any of several Australian eucalyptus trees, such as Eucalyptus regnans