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Quicken tree

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quicken tree

(Science: botany) The European rowan tree; called also quickbeam, and quickenbeam. See rowan tree.

Origin: Probably from quick, and first applied to the aspen or some tree with quivering leaves; cf. G. Quickenbaum, quizenbaum, quitschenbaum. Cf. Quitch grass.