Definition of manna ash in English:

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manna ash

noun

An ash tree which exudes a sweet edible gum (manna) from its branches when they are damaged, native to southern Europe and SW Asia.
  • Fraxinus ornus, family Oleaceae
Example sentences
  • Beams of ash and oak were split along the grain by wedges, and they rolled great manna ashes down from the mountains.
  • This presidium, supported by the regional authority of Sicily, brings together growers of manna ash for the purpose of improving collection techniques.
  • Trees include manna ashes, Cornelian cherry, oriental hornbeam and silver lime.
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