Rhamnus frangula

Rhamnus frangula
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 wood is used by turners, etc.; the bark by dyers and tanners. In the U. S. the species of alder are usually shrubs or small trees. [1913 Webster]

{Black alder}. (a) A European shrub ({Rhamnus frangula}); Alder buckthorn. (b) An American species of holly ({Ilex verticillata}), bearing red berries. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Rhamnus frangula —   Arraclán …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rhamnus frangula — Taxobox name = Alder Buckthorn image width = 240px image caption = regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rhamnaceae genus = Rhamnus subgenus = Frangula species = R. frangula binomial = Rhamnus… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhamnus frangula — Faulbaum Faulbaum (Frangula alnus) Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rhamnus frangula — Bourdaine Bourdaine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rhamnus Frangula — Frangulic Fran*gu lic, Frangulinic Fran gu*lin ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or drived from, frangulin, or a species ({Rhamnus Frangula}) of the buckthorn. [1913 Webster] {Frangulinic acid} (Chem.), a yellow crystalline substance, resembling… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhamnus Frangula — Frangulin Fran gu*lin, n. (Chem.) A yellow crystalline dyestuff, regarded as a glucoside, extracted from a species ({Rhamnus Frangula}) of the buckthorn; called also {rhamnoxanthin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhamnus frangula — …   Википедия

  • Rhamnus frangula — Alm tørstetræ …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Rhamnus frangula — noun small tree common in Europe • Syn: ↑alder buckthorn, ↑alder dogwood • Hypernyms: ↑buckthorn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhamnus frangula L. — Symbol FRAL4 Synonym Symbol RHFR Botanical Family Rhamnaceae …   Scientific plant list

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”