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Meaning of GAULTHERIA

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs
 

GAULTHERIA is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: genus Gaultheria
 
 See Also: checkerberry, creeping snowberry, creeping wintergreen, dilleniid dicot genus, Ericaceae, family Ericaceae, Gaultheria hispidula, Gaultheria procumbens, Gaultheria shallon, groundberry, heath family, maidenhair berry, mountain tea, moxie plum, salal, shallon, teaberry, wintergreen

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gaul*the"ri*a\, n. [NL.] (Bot.)
A genus of ericaceous shrubs with evergreen foliage, and,
often, edible berries. It includes the American winter-green
({Gaultheria procumbens}), and the larger-fruited salal of
Northwestern America ({Gaultheria Shallon}).

 

 

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