Guelderrose'
Guelderrose' Guel"der*rose', n. [Supposed to be brought from Guelderland; hence, D. Geldersche roos, G. Gelderische rose, F. rose de Gueldre, It. rose di Gueldra, Sp. rosa de Gueldres.] (Bot.) A cultivated variety of a species of {Viburnum} ({V. Opulus}), bearing large bunches of white flowers; -- called also {snowball tree}.

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  • guelderrose — [gel′dər rōz΄] n. 〚after Guelderland (or GELDERLAND)〛 SNOWBALL (sense 2) * * * guel·der rose (gĕlʹdər) n. A Eurasian shrub (Viburnum opulus) having clusters of white flowers and small red fruit.   [After …   Universalium

  • guelderrose — [gel′dər rōz΄] n. [after Guelderland (or GELDERLAND)] SNOWBALL (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • snowball tree — Guelderrose Guel der*rose , n. [Supposed to be brought from Guelderland; hence, D. Geldersche roos, G. Gelderische rose, F. rose de Gueldre, It. rose di Gueldra, Sp. rosa de Gueldres.] (Bot.) A cultivated variety of a species of {Viburnum} ({V.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • V Opulus — Guelderrose Guel der*rose , n. [Supposed to be brought from Guelderland; hence, D. Geldersche roos, G. Gelderische rose, F. rose de Gueldre, It. rose di Gueldra, Sp. rosa de Gueldres.] (Bot.) A cultivated variety of a species of {Viburnum} ({V.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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