Definition of Alder tree

1. 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.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alder Tree

aldehyde oxidoreductases
aldehyde radical
aldehyde reaction
aldehyde reductase
aldehyde transhydrogenase
aldehydes
aldehydic
aldehydic acid
alder
alder-leaved serviceberry
alder-liefest
alder blight
alder buckthorn
alder dogwood
alder fly
alder tree (current term)
alderflies
alderfly
alderleaf Juneberry
alderman
aldermancies
aldermancy
aldermaness
aldermanesses
aldermanic
aldermanite
aldermanity
aldermanlike
aldermanly
aldermanries

Literary usage of Alder tree

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1. British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge by Curtis Hidden Page (1910)
"But here will sigh thine alder-tree. And here thine aspen shiver ; As down dark tides the glory slides, And starlike mingles with the stars. ..."

2. Journal of Science and the Arts by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1818)
"Alder-Tree. The Earl of Carlisle has an alder-tree now growing on his estate in Cumberland, which, about three feet above the ground, is more than nine feet ..."

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