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  Definition of Wintergreen
  1. spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
  2. creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil
  3. any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola
Similar Words: boxberry, checkerberry, teaberry, spiceberry, mountain tea, groundberry, ground-berry, creeping wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens, pyrola

 

Hyponyms: false wintergreen, Pyrola americana, Pyrola rotundifolia americana, lesser wintergreen, Pyrola minor, wild lily of the valley, shinleaf, Pyrola elliptica, Pyrola rotundifolia

 

Part Meronyms: teaberry, checkerberry, mountain tea, groundberry, ground-berry, creeping wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens

 

Member Meronyms: Gaultheria, genus Gaultheria, genus Pyrola

 

 
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