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1heather

noun heath·er \ˈhe-thər\

: a low-growing plant of northern areas that has small leaves and tiny white or purplish-pink flowers

Full Definition of HEATHER

:  heath 2a; especially :  a common Eurasian heath (Calluna vulgaris) of northern and alpine regions that has small crowded sessile leaves and racemes of tiny usually purplish-pink flowers and is naturalized in the northeastern United States

Origin of HEATHER

Middle English (northern) hather
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Seed Plant Terms

aubergine, box, bramble, briar, composite, perpetual, pulse, trefoil

Rhymes with HEATHER

2heather

adjective

Definition of HEATHER

:  heathery

First Known Use of HEATHER

1615

Other Seed Plant Terms

aubergine, box, bramble, briar, composite, perpetual, pulse, trefoil

Rhymes with HEATHER

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