adjective see heath

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • heathless — ˈ ̷ ̷ lə̇s adjective : free from heath a heathless moor …   Useful english dictionary

  • heathless — heath·less …   English syllables

  • heath — heathless, adj. heathlike, adj. /heeth/, n. 1. a tract of open and uncultivated land; wasteland overgrown with shrubs. 2. any of various low growing evergreen shrubs common on such land, as the common heather, Calluna vulgaris. 3. any plant of… …   Universalium

  • heath — noun Etymology: Middle English heth, from Old English hǣth; akin to Old High German heida heather, Old Welsh coit forest Date: before 12th century 1. a. a tract of wasteland b. an extensive area of rather level open uncultivated land usually with …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heath — n. 1 an area of flattish uncultivated land with low shrubs. 2 a plant growing on a heath, esp. of the genus Erica or Calluna (e.g. heather). Derivatives: heathless adj. heathlike adj. heathy adj. Etymology: OE haeligth f. Gmc …   Useful english dictionary

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