: a genus of half-evergreen creeping or trailing woody plants (family Ericaceae) with white or rose-colored flowers in small axillary and terminal clusters see arbutus sense 3

Word History


New Latin, from Greek epigaios upon the earth, from epi- + -gaios (from gaia earth)

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“Epigaea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Epigaea. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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