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Noun: creeping wintergreen
  1. 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
    - teaberry, wintergreen, checkerberry, mountain tea, groundberry, ground-berry, Gaultheria procumbens

Derived forms: creeping wintergreens

Type of: shrublet

Part of: Gaultheria, genus Gaultheria

Encyclopedia: Creeping wintergreen