What does alder mean?

Definitions for alder
ˈɔl dəralder

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alder(noun)

    wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc

  2. alder, alder tree(noun)

    north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant


  1. alder(Noun)

    Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Alnus, belonging to the birch family.

  2. Alder(ProperNoun)

    for someone who lived by alder trees.

  3. Origin: alder, aller, from alor, from aluz (confer Swedish al, East Frisian ällerboomboom), variant of alizō (confer Dutch els, German Erle), from hₐélisos (confer alanza, Latin alnus, Latvian àlksnis, Polish olcha, Albanian halë 'black pine', (Hesychius) άλιχα 'white poplar').

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alder(noun)

    a tree, usually growing in moist land, and belonging to the genus Alnus. The wood is used by turners, etc.; the bark by dyers and tanners. In the U. S. the species of alder are usually shrubs or small trees

  2. Alder(adj)

    alt. of Aller

  3. Origin: [OE. aldir, aller, fr. AS. alr, aler, alor, akin to D. els, G. erle, Icel. erlir, erli, Swed. al, Dan. elle, el, L. alnus, and E. elm.]


  1. Alder

    Alder is the common name of a genus of flowering plants belonging to the birch family Betulaceae. The genus comprises about 30 species of monoecious trees and shrubs, a few reaching a large size, distributed throughout the north temperate zone.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Alder

    awl′dėr, n. a tree related to the birch, usually growing in moist ground. [A.S. alor; Ger. erle; L. alnus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alder in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of alder in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

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  2. Childrens Hospital:

    Thomas Evans has received the full support of Alder Hey's medical and nursing teams since being admitted, sadly Thomas Evans has remained unresponsive to treatment and Thomas Evans condition has rapidly declined.

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