American elder

noun
common elder of central and eastern North America bearing purple-black berries; fruit used in wines and jellies
Hypernyms: ↑elder, ↑elderberry bush
Part Meronyms: ↑elderberry

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
: an elder (Sambucus canadensis) of eastern No. America with pale yellow branches, leaves with usually seven leaflets, flat-topped flower clusters, and purplish black fruit about 1/4 inch in diameter

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  • American elder — kanadinis šeivamedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šeivamedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, prieskoninis, vaisinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Sambucus canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Elder —    This is the English translation of the Greek word Presbuteros, meaning Presbyter or Priest, the title of one admitted to the second Order of the Ministry. It has been pointed out that in Scriptural usage and in Church History such a person as… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • American elderberry — kanadinis šeivamedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šeivamedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, prieskoninis, vaisinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Sambucus canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • elder blow — noun Etymology: elder (I) + blow (blossom) : an elder plant; especially : the No. American elder (Sambucus canadensis) * * * elder blow …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Elder — is a surname. It may also refer to older people or to:In religion: * Elder (administrative title), position of authority * Elder (Christianity), person valued for his wisdom who accordingly holds a particular position of responsibility in a… …   Wikipedia

  • Elder — El der, n. [OE. ellern, eller, AS. ellen, cf. LG. elloorn; perh. akin to OHG. holantar, holuntar, G. holunder; or perh. to E. alder, n.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubs ({Sambucus}) having broad umbels of white flowers, and small black or red berries.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Elder tree — Elder El der, n. [OE. ellern, eller, AS. ellen, cf. LG. elloorn; perh. akin to OHG. holantar, holuntar, G. holunder; or perh. to E. alder, n.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubs ({Sambucus}) having broad umbels of white flowers, and small black or red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Elder, Kate — ▪ American plainswoman also called  Katie Elder , or  Kate Fisher , byname  Big Nose Kate , or  Nosey Kate  flourished 1877–81       plainswoman and frontier prostitute of the old American West, companion and possible wife of Doc Holliday… …   Universalium

  • Élder Herrera — Cortes (* 28. Dezember 1968 in Cali) ist ein kolumbianischer Straßenradrennfahrer. Élder Herrera begann seine Karriere 1990 bei dem US amerikanischen Radsportteam American Commerce National Bank. In der Saison 1992 gewann er die Gesamtwertung bei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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