Definition of gowan in English:

gowan

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Pronunciation: /ˈgaʊən
 
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noun

Scottish & Northern English
  • A wild white or yellow flower, especially a daisy.

Origin

mid 16th century: probably a variant of dialect gollan, denoting various yellow-flowered plants, perhaps related to Old English golde 'marigold'.

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