Found 3 items, similar to elder.
English → Indonesian
lebih tua, pembina
English → English
n 1: a person who is older than you are [syn: senior
2: any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and
subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and
berrylike fruit [syn: elderberry bush
3: any of various church officers
adj 1: used of the older of two persons of the same name especially
used to distinguish a father from his son; “Bill
2: older brother or sister; “big sister”
English → English
, n. [OE. ellern, eller, AS. ellen, cf. LG.
elloorn; perh. akin to OHG. holantar, holuntar, G. holunder;
or perh. to E. alder, n.] (Bot.)
A genus of shrubs (Sambucus
) having broad umbels of white
flowers, and small black or red berries.
Note: The common North American species is Sambucus Canadensis
; the common European species (S. nigra
forms a small tree. The red-berried elder is S. pubens
. The berries are diaphoretic and aperient. The
European elder (Sambucus nigra
) is also called the
, Old World elder
, black elder
, and common elder
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
. See under 1st Box
. See Danewort
. (Bot.) Same as Elder
, the cranberry tree Viburnum Opulus
, n. [AS. ealdor an elder, prince, fr. eald old.
, and cf. Elder
, a., Alderman
1. One who is older; a superior in age; a senior. --1 Tim. v.
2. An aged person; one who lived at an earlier period; a
Carry your head as your elders have done.
3. A person who, on account of his age, occupies the office
of ruler or judge; hence, a person occupying any office
appropriate to such as have the experience and dignity
which age confers; as, the elders of Israel; the elders of
the synagogue; the elders in the apostolic church.
Note: In the modern Presbyterian churches, elders are lay
officers who, with the minister, compose the church
session, with authority to inspect and regulate matters
of religion and discipline. In some churches, pastors
or clergymen are called elders, or presbyters.
4. (M. E. Ch.) A clergyman authorized to administer all the
sacraments; as, a traveling elder.
(Meth. Ch.), an elder commissioned by a
bishop to have the oversight of the churches and preachers
in a certain district.
, a lay presbyter or member of a Presbyterian
church session. --Schaff.
, a. [AS. yldra, compar. of eald old. See Old
1. Older; more aged, or existing longer.
Let the elder men among us emulate their own earlier
2. Born before another; prior in years; senior; earlier;
older; as, his elder brother died in infancy; -- opposed
, and now commonly applied to a son, daughter,
child, brother, etc.
The elder shall serve the younger. --Gen. xxv.
But ask of elder days, earth's vernal hour. --Keble.
(Card Playing), the hand playing, or having the
right to play, first. --Hoyle.