See also: guelder-rose

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Guelder rose, flowers left, fruit right
Flower clusters on a snowball tree, a cultivar of guelder rose

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Named after the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɛldə(ɹ) ˌɹəʊz/

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guelder rose (plural guelder roses)

  1. A deciduous shrub (Viburnum opulus), having small white flowers.
    • 1942, Rebecca West, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, Canongate, published 2006, page 799:
      My husband bought some guelder roses from an Albanian

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