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

First Known Use of alpine currant

1789, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of alpine currant was in 1789

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“Alpine currant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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