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A genus, Fraxinus, of deciduous trees of the olive family Oleaceae, order Lamiales. Ash trees have opposite, pinnate leaflets (see illustration), except in one species, F. anomala, which has only a single leaflet. About 65 species are found in the Northern Hemisphere. The ash tree occurs in America south to Mexico, in Asia south to Java, and in Europe. See also: Lamiales; Tree
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