n. In botany: The popular name of trees belonging to the genus Fraxinus (which see).n. The name (with some adjunct) of various trees or shrubs of other genera, generally from some resemblance in foliage or qualities of the wood to the common ash. (See below.) Also, in parts of England, the name of some herbaceous plants, chiefly umbelliferous, as the ground-ash, or ashweed, Ægopodium Podagraria and Angelica sylvestris, and the sweet ash, Anthriscus sylvestris.n. The wood of the ash-tree; hence, something made of ash, as the shaft of a lance or spear.Pertaining to or like the ash; made of ash.n. What remains of a body that is burned; the incombustible residue of organic substances (animal or vegetable) remaining after combustion; in common usage, any incombustible residue of materials used as fuel: usually in the plural.n. Fine material thrown out of a volcano in eruption.n. plural The remains of the human body when burned; hence, a dead body or corpse; mortal remains.To strew or sprinkle with ashes.To convert into ashes.n. In Australia, the name of various trees having a real or fancied resemblance to those of the genus Fraxinus, especially of trees of the genera Elæocarpus and Flindersia.n. Fraxinus lanceolata.n. A small Australian tree, Elæodendrum australe, whose close-grained pinkish wood is used for staves, oars, and shingles. Also called olive-wood.n. The green ash, Fraxinus lanceolata.n. The involatile constituents of wine; the solid residue evaporated to dryness.