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  • n. Any of many heathers, of the genus Erica, used as garden plants

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of shrubby plants, including the heaths, many of them producing beautiful flowers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large genus of branched rigid shrubs, of the natural order Ericaceæ, consisting of more than 400 species, most of which are natives of southern Africa, a few being found in Europe and Asia; the heaths.

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

  • n. any plant of the genus Erica


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