1. [ noun ] (botany) a low evergreen shrub of the family Ericaceae; has small bell-shaped pink or purple flowers
Related terms: shrub erica ling white_heather Connemara_heath mountain_heath purple_heather spike_heath Ericaceae
2. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 524
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 545
4. [ noun ] (British) a tract of level wasteland; uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation
Synonyms: heathland
Related terms: barren UK
Similar spelling:   heth