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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: trailing arbutus
n : low-growing evergreen shrub of eastern North America with
leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white
flowers [syn: mayflower, Epigaea repens]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Trailing arbutus
a. & vb. n. from Trail.
Trailing arbutus. (Bot.) See under Arbutus.
Trailing spring, a spring fixed in the axle box of the
trailing wheels of a locomotive engine, and so placed as
to assist in deadening any shock which may occur. --Weale.
Trailing wheel, a hind wheel of a locomotive when it is not
a driving wheel; also, one of the hind wheels of a
Arbutus \Ar"bu*tus\, Arbute \Ar"bute\, n. [L. arbutus, akin to
The strawberry tree, a genus of evergreen shrubs, of the
Heath family. It has a berry externally resembling the
strawberry; the arbute tree.
Trailing arbutus (Bot.), a creeping or trailing plant of
the Heath family (Epig[ae]a repens), having white or
usually rose-colored flowers with a delicate fragrance,
growing in small axillary clusters, and appearing early in
the spring; in New England known as mayflower; -- called
also ground laurel. --Gray.