gaultheria

/ (ɡɔːlˈθɪərɪə) /

noun

any aromatic evergreen shrub of the ericaceous genus Gaultheria, of America, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, esp the wintergreen

Nearby words

  1. gaulle,
  2. gaulle, charles de,
  3. gaullism,
  4. gaullist,
  5. gault,
  6. gaultier,
  7. gaum,
  8. gaumless,
  9. gaun,
  10. gaunt

Word Origin for gaultheria

C19: New Latin, after Jean-François Gaultier, 18th-century Canadian physician and botanist

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