alder buckthorn

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Related to alder-leafed buckthorn: Rhamnus frangula, Rhamnus cathartica, Glossy buckthorn

alder buckthorn

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(Plants) a Eurasian rhamnaceous shrub, Frangula alnus, with small greenish flowers and black berry-like fruits
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Noun1.alder buckthorn - small tree common in Europealder buckthorn - small tree common in Europe    
buckthorn - a shrub or shrubby tree of the genus Rhamnus; fruits are source of yellow dyes or pigments