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Definition 1: spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for wintergreen in the sense of this definition

(wintergreen is a kind of ...) any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves

(... is part of wintergreen) creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil

Definition 2: any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for wintergreen in the sense of this definition

(wintergreen is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of wintergreen ) evergreen of eastern North America with leathery leaves and numerous white flowers

(... is a kind of wintergreen ) the common wintergreen having many-flowered racemes of pink-tinged white flowers; Europe and North America

(... is a kind of wintergreen ) North American evergreen with small pinkish bell-shaped flowers and oblong leaves used formerly for shinplasters

(... is a kind of wintergreen ) evergreen with rounded leaves and very fragrant creamy-white flowers; widely distributed in northern parts of Old and New Worlds

(... is a member of wintergreen) short-stemmed perennial herbs of cool or temperate regions: wintergreen; shinleaf

Definition 3: creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for wintergreen in the sense of this definition

(wintergreen is a kind of ...) dwarf shrub

(wintergreen is a part of ...) spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil

(... is a member of wintergreen) widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs

(wintergreen is made of the substance ...) oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant

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