Alder - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːldər|  American pronunciation of the word alder
Brit.  |ˈɔːldə|  British pronunciation of the word alder


- wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc
- north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant

Word forms

singular: alder
plural: alders
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