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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small genus of evergreen herbs with long creeping rootstocks and shining leaves; North America; Europe; east Asia


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