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SPECKLED ALDER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does speckled alder mean? 

SPECKLED ALDER (noun)
  The noun SPECKLED ALDER has 1 sense:

1. common shrub of Canada and northeastern United States having shoots scattered with rust-colored down

  Familiarity information: SPECKLED ALDER used as a noun is very rare.


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SPECKLED ALDER (noun)


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Meaning:

Common shrub of Canada and northeastern United States having shoots scattered with rust-colored down

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Alnus rugosa; speckled alder

Hypernyms ("speckled alder" is a kind of...):

alder; alder tree (north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant)

Holonyms ("speckled alder" is a member of...):

Alnus; genus Alnus (alders)


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