Definition of salal
: a small evergreen shrub (Gaultheria shallon) of the heath family found on the Pacific coast of North America and bearing edible grape-sized dark purple berries
Origin and Etymology of salal
Chinook Jargon, from Lower Chinook sálal
First Known Use: 1825See Words from the same year
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