heathlike
adjective see heath

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • heathlike — adjective Resembling a heath or some aspect of one …   Wiktionary

  • heathlike — adj. resembling a heath, resembling a wasteland, uncultivated; resembling any of a number of low evergreen shrubs from the heath family …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heathlike — adjective resembling heath • Pertains to noun: ↑heath * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a heath; usually : similar to a plant of the genera Erica or Calluna in habits of growth or in having fine crowded leaves suggesting needles …   Useful english dictionary

  • heath aster — noun 1. common North American perennial with heathlike foliage and small white flower heads • Syn: ↑Aster arenosus • Hypernyms: ↑aster 2. common much branched North American perennial with heathlike foliage and small starry white flowers • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Australian heath — noun any heathlike plant of the family Epacridaceae; most are of the Australian region • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑epacris, ↑Australian grass tree, ↑Richea dracophylla, ↑tree heath, ↑grass tree, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • beach heather — noun small heathlike plant covered with white down growing on beaches in northeastern North America • Syn: ↑poverty grass, ↑Hudsonia tomentosa • Hypernyms: ↑subshrub, ↑suffrutex • Member Holonyms: ↑Hudsonia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fabiana — noun genus of South and Central American heathlike evergreen shrubs • Syn: ↑genus Fabiana • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Solanaceae, ↑family Solanaceae, ↑potato family …   Useful english dictionary

  • false heather — noun North American decumbent evergreen heathlike plant with yellow flowers • Syn: ↑golden heather, ↑Hudsonia ericoides • Hypernyms: ↑subshrub, ↑suffrutex • Member Holonyms: ↑Hudsonia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Styphelia — noun Australian heathlike shrubs • Syn: ↑genus Styphelia • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Epacridaceae, ↑family Epacridaceae, ↑epacris family …   Useful english dictionary

  • crakeberry — Crowberry Crow ber ry (kr? b?r r?), n. (Bot.) A heathlike plant of the genus {Empetrum}, and its fruit, a black, scarcely edible berry; also called {crakeberry}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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