heather

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English[edit]

heather (Calluna vulgaris)

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

heather (plural heathers)

  1. (botany) An evergreen plant, Calluna vulgaris, with spiky leaves and small purple, pink, or white flowers.
  2. (botany) The Ericaceae family.
  3. (botany) Various species of the genus Erica.
  4. (botany) Various species of the genus Cassiope.
  5. A purple colour with a tint of pink and blue.
    heather colour:    

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Calluna vulgaris): ling

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Adjective[edit]

heather (comparative more heather, superlative most heather)

  1. Of a purple colour with a tint with pink and blue.

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