a shrub, Viburnum opulus, of the honeysuckle family, native to the Old World, having broad clusters of white flowers and scarlet fruit.
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How to use guelder rose in a sentence
There were still some "snowballs" on the great guelder rose-bushes, and the waxberries on the little one's gleamed like pearls.The Open Question | Elizabeth Robins
The guelder rose bushes were bright with their clumps of red berries, glittering and transparent like Venetian glass.
I plucked a few bunches of guelder-rose fruits, transparent, ruby berries.The White Peacock | D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
Two squirrels one day ran along the palings and up into a guelder-rose tree in the garden.Nature Near London | Richard Jefferies
Mrs. Bickford leaned over to pick up a heavy-headed Guelder-rose that had dropped on the floor.The Life of Nancy | Sarah Orne Jewett
British Dictionary definitions for guelder-rose
a Eurasian caprifoliaceous shrub, Viburnum opulus, with clusters of white flowers and small red fruits
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