alder buckthorn

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al·​der buckthorn | \ ˈȯl-dər- How to pronounce alder buckthorn (audio) \

Medical Definition of alder buckthorn

: a common European tree of the genus Rhamnus (R. frangula) with a bark that has medicinal properties — see frangula

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“Alder buckthorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/alder%20buckthorn. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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