american alder

american alder
noun
Usage: usually capitalized 1st A

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  • Alder (disambiguation) — Alder is the common name of Alnus , a genus of shrubs and small trees. It may also denote: *dwarf alder, common name of several plants *witch alder, plants of genus Fothergilla *Alder, Montana *Alder (crater), lunar crater *Alder (Pendragon… …   Wikipedia

  • Alder (Montana) — Alder Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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 Gulch — (alternatively called Alder Creek) is a place in the U.S. state of Montana, where gold was discovered in May 26, 1863 by William Fairweather and a group of men, including Barney Hughes, Thomas Cover, Henry Rodgers, Henry Edgar and Bill Sweeney… …   Wikipedia

  • Alder Yarrow — is an American wine columnist and restaurant critic, and since 2004, publisher of Vinography , one of the internet s most highly rated wine blogs.Cite web|last= Butts |first= Mickey, Food Wine | url=http://www.foodandwine.com/articles/seven best… …   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 flycatcher — noun : a small greenish flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) with a dull white breast frequenting alder swamps and other moist secluded spots in much of eastern No. America * * * a North American flycatcher, Empidonax alnorum, of alder thickets and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • alder flycatcher — a North American flycatcher, Empidonax alnorum, of alder thickets and other moist areas, that has greenish brown upper parts and whitish underparts and is almost indistinguishable except by voice from E. traillii (willow flycatcher). * * * …   Universalium

  • Alder-Reilly anomaly bodies — Al·der Reil·ly anomaly, bodies (ahlґdər riґle) [A. von Alder; William Anthony Reilly, 20th century American pediatrician] see under anomaly and body …   Medical dictionary

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