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Definition of the noun alder tree
What does alder tree mean as a name of something?
- north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of alder tree: alder
- more generic word: tree = a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
- more specific terms:
- European black alder / Alnus glutinosa / Alnus vulgaris / common alder = medium-sized tree with brown-black bark and woody fruiting catkins
- Alnus incana / gray alder / grey alder = native to Europe but introduced in America
- Alnus maritima / seaside alder = shrub or small tree of southeastern United States having soft light brown wood
- Alnus rhombifolia / mountain alder / white alder = tree of western United States
- Oregon alder / Alnus rubra / red alder = large tree of Pacific coast of North America having hard red wood much used for furniture
- speckled alder / Alnus rugosa = common shrub of Canada and northeastern United States having shoots scattered with rust-colored down
- Alnus serrulata / smooth alder / hazel alder = common shrub of the eastern United States with smooth bark
- Alnus veridis / green alder = shrub of mountainous areas of Europe
- Alnus veridis crispa / Alnus crispa / green alder = North American shrub with light green leaves and winged nuts
- member of: Alnus / genus Alnus = alders
- substance: alder = wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot
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by Raven Grimassi
ALDER TREE (Alnus glntinosa) is a tree of the hirch family, ...
by Brent Douglas Galloway
alder tree, red alder:: xéyth'elhp < xéyth'. a lot of trees close together (young), thicket:: théqet < theqat ~ thqazt. a small willow tree, a low willow:: xwoxwelazlhp < xwale ~ xwazle. bark (of tree, bush, ...
by Carole J. Skelly
Alder buckthorn; Alder dogwood; Blackalder dogwood; Black alder tree; Blackdogwood; Buckthorn; European black alder; ...
by Cuthbert William Johnson
ALDER TREE. (Alnus ghdinosa, Gartner; Betula Alma, ...
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- Alder tree
Old and new! catkins on the Alder tree waiting for spring
Photo credit: MarilynJane
- Alder Tree and Creek
Alder trees are very common in Western Oregon.
Photo credit: born1945
- Mossy alder tree
Photo credit: claumoho
- Alder tree uprooted and floating
Photo credit: Sam Beebe, Ecotrust
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