Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

red alder

See more synonyms for red alder on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. a tree, Alnus oregona (or A. rubra), of western North America, having smooth, mottled light gray bark and oval serrate leaves.
  2. the hard, red wood of this tree, used for making furniture.
Show More

Origin of red alder

First recorded in 1905–10
Related formsred-al·der, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018