Alder (noun)

A tree or shrub of the birch family, typically found near water and having reddish wood.


Middle english, from old english alor, from proto-germanic *aliso.


  1. The alder tree is commonly found near streams and rivers.
  2. The wood of the alder tree is strong and durable, often used for furniture and flooring.
  3. The alder tree is a popular choice for landscaping due to its fast growth and attractive red bark.
  4. The alder tree is also used to improve soil quality and to prevent soil erosion.
  5. The bark of the alder tree is used in traditional medicine to treat various ailments.
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