A European tree related to the rowan, with red berries and hairy oval leaves that are white underneath.
- Sorbus aria, family Rosaceae
More example sentences
- Two other members of the apple family are the whitebeam and the rowan.
- The adjudicator suggests one important undertaking that the Council should consider and that is a major tree planting programme using oak, ash, whitebeam, beech, chestnut and thorn or other similar trees.
- A farm track is lined with young Swedish whitebeams.