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Noun: ash  ash
  1. The residue that remains when something is burned
  2. Any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
    - 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
  4. (orthography) the traditional name for the ae ligature
Verb: ash  ash
  1. Convert into ashes

Derived forms: ashed, ashes, ashing

Type of: alter, change, modify, residue, tree, wood

Part of: Fraxinus, genus Fraxinus

Encyclopedia: Ash, Oxfordshire