alder-leaved buckthorn


Definition of alder-leaved buckthorn

: either of two American shrubs (Rhamnus alnifolia or R. caroliniana)

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circa 1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of alder-leaved buckthorn was circa 1842

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