Definition of Kalmia latifolia
1. Noun. A North American evergreen shrub having glossy leaves and white or rose-colored flowers.
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Literary usage of Kalmia latifolia
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1. The American Sportsman: Containing Hints to Sportsmen, Notes on Shooting by Elisha Jarrett Lewis, George G. White (1863)
"... inches in depth with snow, partridges as well as grouse are forced to eat the fruit, leaves, and tender buds of the mountain laurel, (kalmia latifolia. ..."
2. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"kalmia latifolia. Kalmia à larges feuilles, Breitblättrige Kalmia, Broad-leaved Kalmia, Laurel, ... kalmia latifolia is a large evergreen shrub or low tree, ..."
3. Leaders in Homœopathic Therapeutics by Eugene Beauharnais Nash (1899)
"It is certainly a very valuable remedy, though not one, so far as known, of very wide range of action. kalmia latifolia ..."