noun Ep·i·gaea \ˌepəˈjēə\

Definition of Epigaea

  1. :  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 3

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Origin and Etymology of epigaea

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

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