from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Andromeda in the heath family, native to northern temperate wetlands and having pink or white urn-shaped flowers grouped in nodding umbels.

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  • noun Any shrub in the genus Andromeda, especially Andromeda polifolia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun wiry evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowers; of wet acidic areas in Arctic and Canada to northeastern United States


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