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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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North temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit;

Usage examples (35)
  • The alder woods along the banks of the river are among the best in London.
  • Common Names: The common name alder is derived from an old Germanic root.
  • Our alders also are mere bushes, while the European alder is a full-sized tree, tall as their elms or beeches.
  • He arose to stir the sap and pour more from the barrels to the kettles before he began on the tag alder he had gathered. for more
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