1. [ noun ] (botany) 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
Synonyms: checkerberry mountain_tea groundberry creeping_wintergreen Gaultheria_procumbens ground-berry wintergreen
Related terms: shrublet Gaultheria wintergreen wintergreen_oil
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
Synonyms: boxberry checkerberry spiceberry wintergreen
Related terms: berry
Similar spelling:   Tevere