seaside alder

noun
shrub or small tree of southeastern United States having soft light brown wood
Syn: ↑Alnus maritima
Hypernyms: ↑alder, ↑alder tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Alnus, ↑genus Alnus

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noun
: a small tree (Alnus maritima) of the southeastern United States with soft light brown wood

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  • Alnus maritima — noun shrub or small tree of southeastern United States having soft light brown wood • Syn: ↑seaside alder • Hypernyms: ↑alder, ↑alder tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Alnus, ↑genus Alnus …   Useful english dictionary

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