Definition of Gaultheria procumbens

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 Gaultheria Procumbens

Gaucher cells
Gaudi
Gaudi i Cornet
Gauguin
Gauguinesque
Gaul
Gaulish
Gaullism
Gaullisms
Gaullist
Gaullists
Gauls
Gaultheria hispidula
Gaultheria procumbens
Gaultheria shallon
Gauri
Gauss' sign
Gauss gun
Gauss guns
Gauss points
Gaussian
Gaussian distribution
Gaussian distributions
Gaussian integer
Gaussian shape
Gaussianity
Gautama
Gautama Buddha

Literary usage of Gaultheria procumbens

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1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most by John Sims (1818)
"gaultheria procumbens. TRAILING GAULTHERIA. ***# ************* Class and Order. ... GAULTHERIA procumbens ; foliis ... GAULTHERIA procumbens; repens: foliis ..."

2. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1817)
"The gaultheria procumbens is one of those hardy and abstemious plants, which are better satisfied with the clear air of the mountains, than with a deep or ..."

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