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A Eurasian shrub (Viburnum opulus var. opulus) having clusters of white flowers and small red fruit.
[After Guelderland , (Gelderland), The Netherlands.]
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(Plants) a Eurasian caprifoliaceous shrub, Viburnum opulus, with clusters of white flowers and small red fruits
[C16: from Dutch geldersche roos, from Gelderland or Gelders, province of Holland]
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or guel′der•rose`(ˈgɛl dər)
a European shrub, Viburnum opulus, of the honeysuckle family, with large clusters of white flowers. Also called snowball.
[1590–1600; after Guelders]
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|Noun||1.||guelder rose - deciduous thicket-forming Old World shrub with clusters of white flowers and small bright red berries|
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