heathery

adjective
heath·​ery | \ ˈhet͟h-rē How to pronounce heathery (audio) , ˈhe-t͟hə- \

Definition of heathery

1 : of, relating to, or resembling heather
2 : having flecks of various colors a soft heathery tweed

First Known Use of heathery

1535, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Heathery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heathery. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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