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1. A Eurasian alder tree (Alnus glutinosa) that grows in wet soil and is naturalized in parts of North America.
2. See winterberry.
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1. a holly, Ilex verticillata, of E and midwestern North America, bearing red fruit that remains through early winter.
2. a European alder, Alnus glutinosa, having a gray bark and sticky foliage.
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