alder buckthorn


noun
  1. a shrub or small tree, Frangula alnus, of Eurasia and northern Africa, having nonedible red fruit that turns black when ripe.

Origin of alder buckthorn

1
First recorded in 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for alder buckthorn

alder buckthorn

noun
  1. a Eurasian rhamnaceous shrub, Frangula alnus, with small greenish flowers and black berry-like fruits

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