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- n. Any of the genus Gaultheria of evergreen ericaceous shrubs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of ericaceous shrubs with evergreen foliage, and, often, edible berries. It includes the American winter-green (Gaultheria procumbens), and the larger-fruited salal of Northwestern America (Gaultheria Shallon).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large ericaceous genus of evergreen aromatic shrubs or almost herbaceous plants, with axillary nodding flowers and red or blackish fruit consisting of a fleshy calyx inclosing a capsule.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)