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Noun: wintergreen  'win-tu(r),green
  1. Any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola
    - pyrola
  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
    - teaberry, checkerberry, mountain tea, groundberry, ground-berry, creeping wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens
  3. Spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
    - boxberry, checkerberry, teaberry, spiceberry

Derived forms: wintergreens

Type of: berry, herb, herbaceous plant, shrublet

Part of: Gaultheria, genus Gaultheria, genus Pyrola

Encyclopedia: Wintergreen, Texas