black alder definition

  • noun:
    • A deciduous shrub or tiny tree (Ilex verticillata), more widespread of North American hollies, developing in several adjustable kinds from Minnesota to Texas and Georgia. Also known as winterberry.
    • A Eurasian alder tree (Alnus glutinosa) that is often cultivated in North America, specifically for being able to grow in grounds too damp for all various other trees.
    • A tree, Alnus glutinosa, of numerous practical uses, growing in damp situations in European countries.
    • Wood or any other product of the tree.
    • an alternative solution title for United states winterberry, Ilex verticillata.
    • An American species of holly (Ilex verticillata), bearing red berries.

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