death alder

noun

Definition of death alder

: a spindle tree (Euonymus europaeus)

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History and Etymology for death alder

so called from its poisonous effect on cattle

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“Death alder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/death%20alder. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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