AskDefine | Define ash

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1 the residue that remains when something is burned
2 any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus [syn: ash tree]
3 strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats v : convert into ashes

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see Ash



  • , /æʃ/, /

Extensive Definition

Ash may refer to:

Products of fire, incineration or combustion


  • Ash tree, any tree of the genus Fraxinus, or the wood from those trees
  • Mountain Ash, any of several other trees
  • Prickly Ash, any of several species of the genus Zanthoxylum


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Other meanings

ash in Danish: Aske (flertydig)
ash in German: ASH
ash in Spanish: Ash
ash in French: ASH
ash in Italian: ASH
ash in Dutch: Ash
ash in Japanese: ASH
ash in Polish: Ash
ash in Portuguese: Ash
ash in Simple English: Ash

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