salal

[suh-lal, sa-]
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noun

an evergreen shrub, Gaultheria shallon, of the heath family, native to the western coast of North America, having leathery, oblong leaves and clusters of pink or white flowers and purplish-black fruit.

Origin of salal

1815–25, Americanism; < Chinook Jargon sallal < Lower Chinook sálal
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