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American wintergreen

Definition of the noun American Wintergreen

What does American Wintergreen mean as a name of something?

American wintergreen is the vernacular name of the Pyrola americana, a species of Pyrola.

  • geographic area: North America

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Google previewCompanion to the British and American homoeopathic pharmacopoeias arranged in the form of a dictionary (1890)

by Lawrence T. Ashwell

Prince's Pine, Pipsissewa, American Wintergreen.

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia of Agriculture (1887)

A Treasury of Useful Information for the Farm and Household by Jonathan Periam

Uhimaphilo Umbellala — Pipaiseewa, Prince's Pine, Ground Leaf, Ground Holly, American Wintergreen, King's Cure, Rheumatism-weed. Cir-Ma Macula/a- Amerlcan Water Hemlock, Spotted (kiwhane, Beaver Poison, Mnequush Root. Cicu/a ...

Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1917)

3d Ed. of the Merriam Series. The Largest Abridgment of Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language; 1700 Illustrations

The genus includes the American wintergreen (G. procumbens). 2. Pharm. Oil of wintergreen. gaum (göm), v. t. To smear or daub, as with grease, tar, etc. gaunt ( gånt; gönt), a. 1. Attenuated, as with fasting; lean. 2. Forbidding; grim. - Syn.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1891)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

an undershrub, or very small shrub; a low plant with decidedly woody stems, as the trailing arbutus, American wintergreen, etc. — 2. A plant with a permanent woody base, but ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

The American wintergreen or checkerberry, Gaultheria pro- cumbens. See wintergreen, 2. grouse-locust (grous 16'kust), n. A locust or grasshopper of the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1902)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

The American wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens, sometimes used to flavor tea and as a substitute for tea. Also mountain-tea and Canada tea. tea-board (té'bórd ), m. A large tray used for holding and carrying the tea-service. Shall we be ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia, with a New Atlas of the World: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1913)

The American Wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary Supplement (1909)

The American Wintergreen or checkerberry, Ga-ultheria procumbens. See winterqrcen, 2. grouse-locust (grous'lo'kust), n. A locust or grassho per of the ...

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