Spotted wintergreen
Wintergreen Win"ter*green`, n. (Bot.) A plant which keeps its leaves green through the winter. [1913 Webster]

Note: In England, the name wintergreen is applied to the species of {Pyrola} which in America are called {English wintergreen}, and {shin leaf} (see Shin leaf, under {Shin}.) In America, the name wintergreen is given to {Gaultheria procumbens}, a low evergreen aromatic plant with oval leaves clustered at the top of a short stem, and bearing small white flowers followed by red berries; -- called also {checkerberry}, and sometimes, though improperly, {partridge berry}. [1913 Webster]

{Chickweed wintergreen}, a low perennial primulaceous herb ({Trientalis Americana}); -- also called {star flower}.

{Flowering wintergreen}, a low plant ({Polygala paucifolia}) with leaves somewhat like those of the wintergreen ({Gaultheria}), and bearing a few showy, rose-purple blossoms.

{Spotted wintergreen}, a low evergreen plant ({Chimaphila maculata}) with ovate, white-spotted leaves. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • spotted-wintergreen — dėmėtoji marenikė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erikinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Chimaphila maculata), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Chimaphila maculata angl. spotted pipsissewa; spotted wintergreen; striped… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • spotted wintergreen — an evergreen plant, Chimaphila maculata, of central North America, having leaves with mottled white veins and white, fragrant flowers. Also called rheumatism root. [1840 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • spotted wintergreen — noun : a No. American evergreen herb (Chimaphila maculata) having white mottled leaves and corymbose or umbellate white or pinkish flowers * * * an evergreen plant, Chimaphila maculata, of central North America, having leaves with mottled white… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wintergreen — Win ter*green , n. (Bot.) A plant which keeps its leaves green through the winter. [1913 Webster] Note: In England, the name wintergreen is applied to the species of {Pyrola} which in America are called {English wintergreen}, and {shin leaf} (see …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spotted pipsissewa — dėmėtoji marenikė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erikinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Chimaphila maculata), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Chimaphila maculata angl. spotted pipsissewa; spotted wintergreen; striped… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Chickweed wintergreen — Wintergreen Win ter*green , n. (Bot.) A plant which keeps its leaves green through the winter. [1913 Webster] Note: In England, the name wintergreen is applied to the species of {Pyrola} which in America are called {English wintergreen}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • English wintergreen — Wintergreen Win ter*green , n. (Bot.) A plant which keeps its leaves green through the winter. [1913 Webster] Note: In England, the name wintergreen is applied to the species of {Pyrola} which in America are called {English wintergreen}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flowering wintergreen — Wintergreen Win ter*green , n. (Bot.) A plant which keeps its leaves green through the winter. [1913 Webster] Note: In England, the name wintergreen is applied to the species of {Pyrola} which in America are called {English wintergreen}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • checkerberry — Wintergreen Win ter*green , n. (Bot.) A plant which keeps its leaves green through the winter. [1913 Webster] Note: In England, the name wintergreen is applied to the species of {Pyrola} which in America are called {English wintergreen}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chimaphila maculata — Wintergreen Win ter*green , n. (Bot.) A plant which keeps its leaves green through the winter. [1913 Webster] Note: In England, the name wintergreen is applied to the species of {Pyrola} which in America are called {English wintergreen}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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