Associations to the word «Alder»

Pictures for the word «Alder»

Wiktionary

ALDER, noun. Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Alnus, belonging to the birch family.
ALDER, proper noun. A topographic surname​ for someone who lived by alder trees.
ALDER BUCKTHORN, noun. A deciduous shrub native to Europe and neighboring areas of Asia and Africa, Frangula alnus, historically used as a laxative and to produce dyes.
ALDER BUCKTHORNS, noun. Plural of alder buckthorn

Dictionary definition

ALDER, noun. Wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc.
ALDER, noun. North temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant.

Wise words

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