European red elder


European red elder
noun
Eurasian shrub
Hypernyms: ↑elder, ↑elderberry bush

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized 1st E
: a glabrous European ornamental shrub (Sambucus racemosa) with paniculate cymes of yellow or white flowers followed by red fruits

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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