from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small genus of ericaceous plants, low evergreen shrubs, resembling heaths, natives of alpine and arctic regions, chiefly of North America.
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- n. low tufted evergreen shrubs of colder parts of north temperate regions having moss-like foliage and nodding white or pink flowers
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