An elder is someone with a degree of seniority or authority.

Elder or elders may refer to:





  • Elder (Christianity), a person valued for their wisdom and, in some churches and denominations, holding an administrative or oversight role
  • Thero or Elder, an honorific term for senior Buddhist nuns and monks


In entertainmentEdit

  • Elder (band), a rock/metal band from Boston
  • Elders (Charmed), characters in the Charmed television series
  • Elders of the Universe, supervillains appearing in Marvel Comics
  • Mole Man or Harvey Rupert Elder, a fictional character in Marvel Comics
  • The Elder, an independent film adaptation of the 1981 Kiss concept album Music from "The Elder



  • Box elder, Acer negundo, North American species of maple
  • Ground elder (Aegopodium podagraria), common edible garden perennial, widely considered a weed
  • Yellow elder (Tecoma stans), flowering perennial shrub in the trumpet vine family
  • Sambucus, also known as elder or elderberry, a genus of fast-growing shrubs or small trees
  • Marsh elder or Iva, a genus of wind-pollinated plants in the daisy family

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