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rowen

[ rou-uhn ]
/ ˈraʊ ən /
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noun
Chiefly Northern U.S. the second crop of grass or hay in a season; aftermath.
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Origin of rowen

1300–50; Middle English reywayn<Old North French *rewain; cognate with French regain
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British Dictionary definitions for rowen

rowen
/ (ˈraʊən) /

noun
another word for aftermath (def. 2)

Word Origin for rowen

C14 reywayn, corresponding to Old French regaïn, from re- + gaïn rowen, from gaignier to till, earn; see gain 1
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