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  • Alder — Taxobox name = Alder image caption = Alnus serrulata (Tag Alder) Male catkins on right, mature female catkins left Johnsonville, South Carolina regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Betulaceae… …   Wikipedia

  • alder — /awl deuhr/, n. 1. any shrub or tree belonging to the genus Alnus, of the birch family, growing in moist places in northern temperate or colder regions and having toothed, simple leaves and flowers in catkins. 2. any of various trees or shrubs… …   Universalium

  • Alder — /ahl deuhr/; Ger. /ahl deuhrdd/, n. Kurt /kerrt/; Ger. /koorddt/, 1902 58, German chemist: Nobel prize 1950. * * * Any of about 30 species of ornamental shrubs and trees in the genus Alnus, of the birch family, found throughout the Northern… …   Universalium

  • Alder — Al der ([add]l d[ e]r), n. [OE. aldir, aller, fr. AS. alr, aler, alor, akin to D. els, G. erle, Icel. erlir, erli, Swed. al, Dan. elle, el, L. alnus, and E. elm.] (Bot.) A tree, usually growing in moist land, and belonging to the genus {Alnus}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alder Creek Grove — (also known as Hossack, Pixley, or Ross Creek Grove) is a giant sequoia grove located within the Giant Sequoia National Monument in California, USA. A medium sized grove covering Sequoia Crest subdivision and Giant Sequoia National Monument. This …   Wikipedia

  • alder — [ôl′dər] n. [ME alder, aller < OE alor, aler < IE base * el : see ELM] any of a small group of rapidly growing trees and shrubs (genus Alnus) of the birch family, having toothed leaves and catkins, and growing in cool, moist soil in… …   English World dictionary

  • 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 • Syn: ↑alder • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑common alder, ↑European black alder, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wood chopping — Woodchop or wood chopping is a sport that has been around for hundreds of years in several cultures. In wood chopping competitions, skilled contestants attempt to be the first to cut or saw through a log or other block of wood. It is often held… …   Wikipedia

  • alder — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English alor; akin to Old High German elira alder, Latin alnus Date: before 12th century any of a genus (Alnus) of toothed leaved trees or shrubs of the birch family that have catkins which become woody,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wood — Synonyms and related words: acacia, afforestation, alder, arboretum, ash, backlog, balsa, balsam, banyan, bass, basswood, bavin, beam, beech, beechwood, billet, birch, board, boarding, boondocks, brush, brushwood, burl, bush, bushveld, buttonwood …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Black alder — Alder Al der ([add]l d[ e]r), n. [OE. aldir, aller, fr. AS. alr, aler, alor, akin to D. els, G. erle, Icel. erlir, erli, Swed. al, Dan. elle, el, L. alnus, and E. elm.] (Bot.) A tree, usually growing in moist land, and belonging to the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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