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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various plants that bloom in May.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) In England, the hawthorn; in New England, the trailing arbutus (see arbutus); also, the blossom of these plants.

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  • noun Any of several plants that flower in May - especially the hawthorn (in Britain) and the trailing arbutus (in the US).

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

  • noun low-growing evergreen shrub of eastern North America with leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers
  • noun the ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from England to Massachusetts in 1620

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