marsh elder

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n marsh elder any of various coarse shrubby plants of the genus Iva with small greenish flowers; common in moist areas (as coastal salt marshes) of eastern and central North America
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Marsh elder the cranberry tree Viburnum Opulus).
    • Marsh elder (Bot) The guelder-rose or cranberry tree (Viburnum Opulus
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Usage

In literature:

The elder Marsh died in 1856, leaving his partners to carry on and complete the grand enterprises he had helped project and begin.
"Sketches of Successful New Hampshire Men" by Various
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In news:

An elderly deer hunter is okay, after he got stranded on an island in the Horicon Marsh.
An elderly deer hunter is okay, after he got stranded on an island in the Horicon Marsh .
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In science:

Instead, it seems that other earlier Farmers went on to domesticate six key species still in use (emmer and einkorn wheat, barley, lentils, chick peas, and flax), plus some others tried and abandoned more or less permanently (chenopod. marsh elder) or temporarily (oats, rye, squash, sunflower; Weiss et al. 2006).
Astrophysics in 2006
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