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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An American genus of plants, containing but a single species (E. repens), the trailing arbutus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of ericaceous plants, of two species, one a native of Asia, the other, E. repens, the well-known Mayflower or trailing arbutus of the United States.
  • n. In entomology, a genus of lepidopterous insects.

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