[suh-lal, sa-]


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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