guelder rose

[gel-der]

noun

a shrub, Viburnum opulus, of the honeysuckle family, native to the Old World, having broad clusters of white flowers and scarlet fruit.

Nearby words

  1. gudgeon,
  2. gudgeon pin,
  3. gudmundsson,
  4. gudrun,
  5. guedalla,
  6. guelder-rose,
  7. guelders,
  8. guelph,
  9. guelphs,
  10. guemal

Origin of guelder rose

First recorded in 1590–1600; after Guelders


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