alpine currant

noun

: a spreading dense European shrub (Ribes alpinum) often used as an ornamental or hedge plant especially in shady locations

called also mountain currant

Word History

First Known Use

1789, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alpine currant was in 1789

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“Alpine currant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpine%20currant. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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