Definition of Creeping wintergreen

1. Noun. 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.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Wintergreen

creeping juniper
creeping lily
creeping myiasis
creeping oxalis
creeping palsy
creeping snowberry
creeping spike rush
creeping thistle
creeping thistles
creeping thrombosis
creeping thyme
creeping ulcer
creeping willow
creeping wintergreen (current term)
creeping wood sorrel
creeping zinnia
creepingly
creeple
creeples
creepmeter
creepmeters
creepos
creeps
creepy
creepy-crawlies
creepy-crawly
creepy-peepy
crees

Literary usage of Creeping wintergreen

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Of the latter, the best known is G. procumbens, the familiar aromatic or creeping wintergreen, known in different localities as checkerberry (a name ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"... Pennsylvania, Virginia and other mountainous states of the East, and as far west as Michigan, Fig. 725. Spring or creeping wintergreen ..."

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