erica

noun
er·i·ca | \ˈer-i-kə \

Definition of erica 

: any of a large genus (Erica) of evergreen chiefly African plants of the heath family ranging from low shrubs to small trees

First Known Use of erica

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for erica

New Latin, from Latin erice heather, from Greek ereikē — more at briar

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