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Ash may refer to:

Products of fire, incineration or combustion

Trees and shrubs

  • Ash (tree), Fraxinus, a genus of large trees, originally and most commonly known by this name. The name originated from their ash coloured bark.
  • Mountain ash, Sorbus. In Britain the name mountain ash is usually restricted to Sorbus aucuparia while in North America it may be applied to all members of the genus.
  • Prickly Ash. Zanthoxylum species may be called Prickly ash, especially Zanthoxylum americanum in North America.
  • Eucalyptus species. In Australia, several eucalyptus' species are called ash because they too produce hard, fine-grained timber. The best known of these is the Mountain Ash.

Science

Media and entertainment

Linguistics

Companies, organizations and schools

Names

Surname

Given name

  • Aishwarya Rai, Indian actress
  • Ash Atalla, television producer
  • Ash Bowie, American indie musician
  • Ash (director), Ashley Baron-Cohen, film director usually credited as "Ash"
  • Ash (god), a hawk-god of the Sahara Desert in Egyptian mythology
  • Ash (wrestler), a Canadian wrestler commonly known as "the Antihero" or "the Canadian Casanova"

Fictional characters

Places

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In the United Kingdom

In the United States

Other meanings

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English asshe < Old English æsce

Noun

Singular
ash

Plural
ashes

ash (plural ashes)

  1. The solid remains of a fire.
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to ash

Third person singular
ashes

Simple past
ashed

Past participle
ashed

Present participle
ashing

to ash (third-person singular simple present ashes, present participle ashing, simple past and past participle ashed)

  1. To hit the end off of a burning cigar or cigarette.

Etymology 2

From Middle English asshe < Old English æsc

Noun

Singular
ash

Plural
ashes

ash (plural ashes)

  1. A shade tree of the genus Fraxinus
  2. The wood of this tree.
  3. The traditional name for the ae ligature (æ).
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