ash tree

ash tree
any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
Syn: ↑ash
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Yggdrasil, ↑Ygdrasil
Member Holonyms: ↑Fraxinus, ↑genus Fraxinus
Substance Meronyms: ↑ash
Part Meronyms: ↑ash-key

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