marsh elder

noun

Definition of marsh elder

: any of a genus (Iva) of coarse shrubby composite plants of moist areas in eastern and central North America

Examples of marsh elder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These include erect knotweed (not to be confused with its invasive cousin, Asian knotweed), goosefoot, little barley, marsh elder, and maygrass. Annalee Newitz, Ars Technica, 26 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of marsh elder

1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of marsh elder was in 1848

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“Marsh elder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marsh%20elder. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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