alder

Durable wood native to northern Europe which polishes to a flesh-colour, knotty finish. It is an easy wood to turn, and was used in the 18th and 19th centuries for country furniture, occasionally for the turned members of Windsor chairs.

Alder

Alder is the common name of a genus of flowering plants (Alnus) belonging to the birch family Betulaceae. The genus comprises about 30 species of monoecious trees and shrubs, a few reaching a large size, distributed throughout the north temperate zone with a few species extending into Central America and the northern Andes. == Etymology == The com...
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Alder

• (n.) A tree, usually growing in moist land, and belonging to the genus Alnus. The wood is used by turners, etc.; the bark by dyers and tanners. In the U. S. the species of alder are usually shrubs or small trees. • (a.) Alt. of Aller
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alder

<botany> A tree, usually growing in moist land, and belonging to the genus Alnus. The wood is used by turners, etc.; the bark by dyers and tanners. In the U. S. The species of alder are usually shrubs or small trees. Black alder. A European shrub (Rhamnus frangula); Alder buckthorn. An American species of holly (Ilex verticillata), bearing re...
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Alder

(Alnus) These quick-growing trees are commonly known as Alders. They are natives of Europe, North America and Asia. Alders grow well in moist soil near ponds and other wet ground. Alders are often seen with many trunks; however, they can be trained when young to have only one. A. cordata (Italian Alder) is an attractive tree that grows from 30 to 5...
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alder

alder tree 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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Alder

[crater] The inner wall of Alder is rough and slightly terraced, with the material scattered across the edges of the otherwise relatively flat interior floor. There are several low central ridges lying along a band from the midpoint toward the eastern rim. A small crater lies on the eastern inner slopes. The crater is otherwise free of sign...
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Alder

Al'der (al'dẽr) noun [ Middle English aldir , aller , from Anglo-Saxon alr , aler , alor , akin to Dutch els , German erle , Icelandic erlir , erli , Swed. al , Danish elle , el , Latin alnus , and...
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Alder

Al'der (al'dẽr), Al'ler (al'lẽr) adjective [ From ealra , alra , gen. plural of Anglo-Saxon eal . The d is excrescent.] Of all; -- used in composition; as, alder best, best of all, alder wisest, wisest of all. [ Obsolete] Chaucer. ...
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Alder

A light brown hardwood from the Birch family.
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alder

alder (ôl'dur) , name for deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Alnus of the family Betulaceae (birch family), widely distributed, especially in mountainous and moist areas of the north temperate zone and in the Andes. The black alder (A. glutinosa) is an Old World species now naturalize...
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Alder

Alder is an English name for boys and girls. The meaning is `The alder tree` The name Alder is -as far as we know- only given to American boys.
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alder

Any of a group of trees or shrubs belonging to the birch family, found mainly in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere and characterized by toothed leaves and catkins. (Genus Alnus, family Betulaceae.)
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alder

any of about 30 species of ornamental shrubs and trees constituting the genus Alnus, in the birch family (Betulaceae), distributed throughout the ... [4 related articles]
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alder

durable wood when grown in wet conditions, used for clog soles by itinerant clog makers (Je, 23; 235)
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alder

durable wood when grown in wet conditions, used for clog soles by itinerant clog makers (Je, 23; 235)
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Alder

The alder is a genus of plants of the birch family Betulaceae, consisting of trees and shrubs found in the temperate and colder regions of the world. Common alder (Alnus glutinosa) is a tree which grows in wet situations in Europe, Asia, and the United States. Its wood, light and soft and of a reddish colour, is used for a variety of purposes, and ...
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Alder

This wood is very durable in water and not so durable in dry conditions. Historically it was used a lot in pumps, piles and sluices.
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Alder

Type: Term Pronunciation: ahl′dĕr Definitions: 1. Albert von, Swiss hematologist, 1888-1951. See: Alder anomaly, Alder bodies, under body
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alder

[n] - wood of any of various alder trees 2. [n] - north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit
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