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Definition of rowan
- a small deciduous tree of the rose family, with compound leaves, white flowers, and red berries. Compare with mountain ash.
- Genus Sorbus, family Rosaceae: several species, in particular the European S. aucuparia, which is associated with much folklore
late 15th century (originally Scots and northern English): of Scandinavian origin; compare with Norwegian rogn