Definition of Kalmia latifolia

1. Noun. A North American evergreen shrub having glossy leaves and white or rose-colored flowers.

Exact synonyms: American Laurel, Calico Bush, Mountain Laurel, Wood Laurel
Generic synonyms: Kalmia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kalmia Latifolia

Kalinin
Kaliningrad
Kalischer
Kalispel-Pend d'Oreille
Kalka
Kalki
Kallikak
Kallikantzaros
Kallinus
Kalliopi
Kallman's syndrome
Kallmann
Kalm
Kalmia angustifolia
Kalmia latifolia
Kalmia polifolia
Kalmuck
Kalmucks
Kalmyk
Kalmykia
Kalmyks
Kalomoira
Kalon Tripa
Kalotermes
Kalotermitidae
Kaluga
Kaluza-Klein theories
Kaluza-Klein theory
Kalyan-Dombivali

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 ..."

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