noun sa·lal \sə-ˈlal, sa-\

Definition of salal

  1. :  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: 1825

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