from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of low, running perennial plants, of the natural order Ericaceœ, with shining leaves on a short stem, and a raceme of fragrant flowers.
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- n. small genus of evergreen herbs with long creeping rootstocks and shining leaves; North America; Europe; east Asia
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