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heathery

[ heth-uh-ree ]
/ ˈhɛð ə ri /
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adjective

of or like heather.
abounding in heather.

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Origin of heathery

First recorded in 1525–35; heather + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM heathery

heath·er·i·ness, noun
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