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Meaning of QUICKEN TREE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quick"en tree`\ [Probably from quick, and first
applied to the aspen or some tree with quivering leaves; cf.
G. quickenbaum, quizenbaum, quitschenbaum. Cf. {Quitch
grass}.] (Bot.)
The European rowan tree; -- called also {quickbeam}, and
{quickenbeam}. See {Rowan tree}.

 

 

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