elder

  1. a person who is older than you are
  2. any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
  3. any of various church officers

Elder

An Elder is some one of old age who has power. This term gets applied to a number of more specific uses, including: ==Positions== ==Places== == In entertainment == ==People== ==Other uses== == See also == ...
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Elder

• (a.) A clergyman authorized to administer all the sacraments; as, a traveling elder. • (a.) An aged person; one who lived at an earlier period; a predecessor. • (a.) One who is older; a superior in age; a senior. • (a.) Older; more aged, or existing longer. • (a.) A person who, on account of his age, occupies the office o...
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elder

<botany> A genus of shrubs (Sambucus) having broad umbels of white flowers, and small black or red berries. ... The common North American species is Sambucus Canadensis; the common European species (S. Nigra) forms a small tree. The red-berried elder is S. Pubens. The berries are diaphoretic and aperient. Box elder. See 1st Box. Dwarf elder. ...
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elder

older adjective used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son; `Bill Adams, Sr.`
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elder

(botany) In botany, any of a group of small trees or shrubs belonging to the honeysuckle family, native to North America, Europe, Asia, and North Africa. Some are grown as ornamentals for their showy yellow or white flower clusters and their colourful black or scarlet berries. (Genus ...
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elder

(religion) In the Presbyterian church, a lay member who assists the minister (or teaching elder) in running the church
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Elder

[administrative title] The term Elder (or its equivalent in another language) is used in several different countries and organizations to indicate a position of authority. This usage is usually derived from the notion that the oldest members of any given group are the wisest, and are thus the most qualified to rule, provide counsel or serve...
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Elder

[Christianity] An elder in Christianity is a person valued for his wisdom who accordingly holds a particular position of responsibility in a Christian group. In some Christian traditions (e.g., Eastern Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Anglicanism, Methodism) an elder is a clergy person who usually serves a local church or churches and who has ...
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Elder

[constructor] Elder was an American racing car constructor. Elder cars competed in one FIA World Championship race - the 1959 Indianapolis 500. ==World Championship Indianapolis 500 results== ...
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Elder

[Latter Day Saints] Elder is a priesthood office in the Melchizedek priesthood of denominations within the Latter Day Saint movement, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). ==The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints== In the LDS Church, `elder` is considered the introductory—or lowest—office of th...
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Elder

[United Methodist] An Elder in the United Methodist Church — sometimes called a Pastor or Minister — is someone who has been ordained by a Bishop to the ministry of Word, Sacrament, Order, and Service. Their responsibilities are to preach and teach, preside at the celebration of the sacraments, administer the Church through pastoral gui...
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Elder

El'der noun [ Middle English ellern , eller , Anglo-Saxon ellen , confer LG. elloorn ; perhaps akin to Old High German holantar , holuntar , German holunder ; or perhaps to English alder , noun ] (Botany) A genus of shrubs ( ...
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Elder

Eld'er adjective [ Anglo-Saxon yldra , compar. of eald old. See Old .] 1. Older; more aged, or existing longer. « Let the elder men among us emulate their own earlier deeds.» Jowett (Thucyd. ) 2. Born before another; prior in years; se...
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Elder

Eld'er noun [ Anglo-Saxon ealdor an elder, prince, from eald old. See Old , and confer Elder , adjective , Alderman .] 1. One who is older; a superior in age; a senior. 1 Tim. v. 1. 2. An aged person; one who lived a...
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Elder

A quick growing shrub (Sambucus) which has massses of white flowers in summer which can be used for making wine and black berries in autumn which are used for pies jams etc.
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Elder

A vampire who is 300 years of age or older.
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elder

any of a genus of shrubs and small trees of the honeysuckle family, with compound leaves and flat-topped clusters of small white flowers followed by red or purple berries.
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elder

any of a group of shrubs and small trees of the honeysuckle family, with compound leaves and flat-topped clusters of small white flowers followed by red or purple berries.
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elder

any of about 10 species, mainly shrubs and small trees, constituting the genus Sambucus of the family Adoxaceae. Most are native to forested ... [1 related articles]
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Elder

Elder is an English name for boys. The meaning is `elder trees` The name Elder is most commonly given to American boys. The name sounds like: Eldred, Alter, Walder, Wilder
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elder

elder or elderberry:see honeysuckle.
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Elder

Elder, a name given to different species of the genus Sambucus of the natural order Caprifoliaceae, related to the honeysuckle. These are small trees or shrubs, with opposite and pinnated leaves, bearing small white flowers in large and conspicuous corymbs, small berries of a black or red colour, and bitter and nauseous leaves possessing purgative ...
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elder

in Christianity, any of various church officers. In modern times the title of elder has been used notably in the Presbyterian and Reformed churches ... [8 related articles]
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elder

In the Presbyterian church, a lay member who assists the minister (or teaching elder) in running the church. ...
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