gatten tree

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare UK dialect gatter bush.

Noun[edit]

gatten tree (plural gatten trees)

  1. (obsolete) Any of various small trees: the guelder rose (Viburnum opulus), cornel (Cornus sanguinea), and spindle tree (Euonymus europaeus).

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.