elderflower

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noun el·der·flow·er \ˈel-dər-ˌflau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of elderflower

  1. :  the flower of an elderberry (such as Sambucus nigra) used especially in making wines, liqueurs, and teas On its own, this 40-proof liqueur, said to be the first made from fresh elderflowers hand-picked in the Alps and macerated in eau de vie, is pretty intense unless it's cut with ice and a splash of soda. — Florence Fabricant … Percy heaved an impressive sigh and took a deep swig of elderflower wine … — J. K. Rowling

1562

First Known Use of elderflower

1562


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