an evergreen plant, Chimaphila maculata, of central North America, having leaves with mottled-white veins and white, fragrant flowers.
Words nearby spotted wintergreen
Origin of spotted wintergreen
An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
Also called rheumatism-root.
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