Definición de alder en inglés:


Silabificación: al·der
Pronunciación: /ˈôldər
(also alder tree)


  • A widely distributed tree of the birch family that has toothed leaves and bears male catkins and woody female cones.
    • Genus Alnus, family Betulaceae: many species, including the European (or black) alder (A. glutinosa), common in damp ground and on riverbanks
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    • The train passes mature hardwood maple, beech, yellow birch, hickory and American linden trees, and softwood alders and willows weeping over a calm pond.
    • Trees which are especially suited for erosion control include varieties of birch, cedar, alder, fir, pine and redwood.
    • In Prussia the coal of the alder, limetree, poplar, elder, willow, hemp, and hazel is used for powder.


Old English alor, aler, of Germanic origin; related to German Erle; forms spelled with d are recorded from the 14th century.

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