alpine currant


Definition of alpine currant

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

called also mountain currant

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First Known Use of alpine currant

1789, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine currant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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