from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A low-growing evergreen shrub (Epigaea repens) of eastern North America, having leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers. Also called mayflower.
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- n. The mayflower, genus Epigaea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See under Arbutus.
- n. a creeping or trailing plant of the Heath family (Epigæa repens), having white or usually rose-colored flowers with a delicate fragrance, growing in small axillary clusters, and appearing early in the spring; in New England known as mayflower; -- called also ground laurel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. low-growing evergreen shrub of eastern North America with leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers
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