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kalmia ‎(plural kalmias)

  1. Any plant in the taxonomic genus Kalmia.
    • 1849, James Thomas Fields, Children in Exile in Poems,
      Far in the dark old forest glades, / Where kalmias bloom around, / They had their place of youthful sport, / Their childhood's hunting-ground,— ...
    • 1918, John Muir, Steep Trails,
      Bryanthus, a beautiful flowering heathwort, flourishes a few hundred feet above the timberline, accompanied with kalmia and spiraea.