Words and Phrases
rowan

“rowan”

Meaning:

the mountain ash tree

Alternative spelling/meaning:

roan

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Song of Glen Dun by Moira O'Neill a.k.a. Agnes Nesta Skrine

Och! Golden leaves are flyin’ fast,
but the scarlet roan is rare.
Berry o’ the roan, berry o’ the roan,
the wind sighs among the trees
but I sigh alone

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