Heathery
Heathery Heath"er*y (-[y^]), a. Heathy; abounding in heather; of the nature of heath. [1913 Webster]

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  • heathery — ˈheth(ə)rē, ri adjective 1. : abounding in or covered with heather heathery hillsides 2. : suggesting or resembling heather a delicate heathery fragrance especially : heather 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • heathery — adjective Date: 1535 1. of, relating to, or resembling heather 2. having flecks of various colors < a soft heathery tweed > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heathery — heather ► NOUN ▪ a purple flowered heath typical of moors and heaths. DERIVATIVES heathery adjective. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • heathery — heatheriness, n. /hedh euh ree/, adj. 1. of or like heather. 2. abounding in heather. Also, heathy. [1525 35; HEATHER + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • heathery — 1. adjective /ˈhɛðəɹi/ a) Of, pertaining to, or abundant in heather. b) Like or resembling heather. 2. noun /ˈhɛðəɹi/ A place where varieties of heath are grown in a controlled environment …   Wiktionary

  • heathery — adj. of or resembling heather; covered with heather (type of evergreen shrub) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heathery — a. Heathy …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • heathery — heath·ery …   English syllables

  • heathery — heath•er•y [[t]ˈhɛð ə ri[/t]] adj. 1) of or like heather 2) abounding in heather 3) marked with small flecks of various muted colors • Etymology: 1525–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • heathery — /ˈhɛðəri/ (say hedhuhree) adjective 1. of or like heather. 2. covered with heather. Also, heathy /ˈhiθi/ (say heethee) …   Australian English dictionary

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