Definition of Dwarf elder

1. Noun. Dwarf herbaceous elder of Europe having pink flowers and a nauseous odor.

Exact synonyms: Danewort, Sambucus Ebulus
Group relationships: Genus Sambucus, Sambucus
Generic synonyms: Elder, Elderberry Bush

2. Noun. Bristly herb of eastern and central North America having black fruit and medicinal bark.
Exact synonyms: Aralia Hispida, Bristly Sarsaparilla, Bristly Sarsparilla
Group relationships: Genus Aralia
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Elder

dwarf Russian almond
dwarf astilbe
dwarf banana
dwarf bilberry
dwarf birch
dwarf blueberry
dwarf buckeye
dwarf buffalo
dwarf cape gooseberry
dwarf chestnut
dwarf chinkapin oak
dwarf chinquapin oak
dwarf cornel
dwarf daisy
dwarf dandelion
dwarf elder (current term)
dwarf elm
dwarf flowering almond
dwarf galaxies
dwarf galaxy
dwarf golden chinkapin
dwarf gray willow
dwarf horsetail
dwarf horsetails
dwarf hulsea
dwarf iris
dwarf juniper
dwarf lycopod
dwarf maple
dwarf mountain pine

Literary usage of Dwarf elder

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Physician Enlarged: With Three Hundred and Sixty-nine Medicines by Nicholas Culpeper (1814)
"dwarf elder, called also Deed. wort, and Wall-wort. Descript. ... The dwarf elder grows wild in many places of England, where being once gotten into a ..."

2. New-England's Rarities Discovered in Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, and by John Josselyn, Edward Tuckerman (1865)
"8 "There is a sort of dwarf-elder, that grows by the sea-side, that hath a red pith. ... Gerard's dwarf-elder (p. 1425) is Sambucus ebulus, ..."

3. Transactions and Collections by American Antiquarian Society (1860)
"The kernels are seldom without maggots in them.7 * " There is a sort of dwarf-elder, that grows by the sea-side, that hath a red pith. ..."

4. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Glascow by Natural History Society of Glasgow (1907)
"It then spins a cocoon and becomes a pupa until the following spring. Mr. Alex. Ross exhibited fresh specimens of the dwarf elder Sambucus Ebulus) from ..."

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