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Noun: myrtle  mur-t(u)l
  1. Widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers
    - Vinca minor
     
  2. Any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus

Derived forms: myrtles

Type of: angiospermous tree, flowering tree, periwinkle

Encyclopedia: Myrtle, Ontario