from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of dicotyledonous plants of the order Ericaceæ, the heath family, type of the tribe Pyroleæ, characterized by racemed flowers with five converging petals, ten stamens with peculiar four-celled inverted anthers opening by pores, and a capsule opening from the base upward, with cobwebby margins.
- n. [lowercase] Any plant of the above genus.
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- n. any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola
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