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Definition of the noun Gowan

What does Gowan mean as a name of something?

Gowan is the vernacular name of the Ranunculus bulbosus, a species of Ranunculus.

  • geographic area: North America

Alternative definition of the noun Gowan

noun

  1. [Northumbria] The common daisy.

Person

Who is Gowan?

Gowan a.k.a. Lawrence Gowan: Lawrence Henry Gowan is a Scottish-born Canadian musician. Gowan has been both a solo artist and the current lead vocalist and keyboardist of the band Styx, since May 1999. His musical style is usually classified in the category of progressive rock.

Character

Gowan is a fictional character from the 1949 film The Huggetts Abroad.

Music

"Gowan" is a musical album of Lawrence Gowan.

  • released in (33 years ago)

Place

Gowan is an unincorporated community in Floodwood Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States.

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Google previewSecrets of Wildflowers (2014)

A Delightful Feast Of Little-Known Facts, Folklore, And History by Jack Sanders

Other names for the plant include doon-head, puffball, yellow gowan (gowan is an Old World daisy-like flower), ...

Google previewToxic Plants and Other Natural Toxicants (1998)

by Tam Garland, A. Catherine Barr

Wort means plant, glob is around flower, gowan is a yellow or white flower, and bunk is a word derived from Arabic meaning an aromatic root. An example of name derivation is the term figwort for Scrophulariaceae. Both the common and ...

Google previewThe Speaker, the Liberal Review (1897)

The gowan is the daisy, of course: the “ Wee sleekit crimson- tipped beastie,” as another after-dinner orator rather ambiguously put it, the other ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1840)

... to which is Prefixed, A Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language by John Jamieson

Yellow GowAN. The name given in S. by the vulgar, indiscriminately to different species of the Ranunculus, to the Caltha palustris or Marsh marigold, and ( particularly S. B.) to Chrysanthemum segetum, or Corn marigold. W. LUCKEN.

Google previewScottish Dictionary and Supplement (1841)

In Four Volumes. A-Kut by John Jamieson

Yellow Gowan. The name given in S. by the vulgar, indiscriminately to different species of the Ranunculus, to the Caltha palustris or Marsh marigold, and ( particularly S. B.) to Chrysanthemum segetum, or Corn marigold. V. Lucken. In the west ...

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Scrabble value of G2O1W4A1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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