Synonyms

1. wintergreen

noun. any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola.

Synonyms

  • Pyrola elliptica
  • Pyrola americana
  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • lesser wintergreen
  • Pyrola rotundifolia
  • shinleaf
  • genus Pyrola
  • Pyrola minor
  • Pyrola rotundifolia americana
  • false wintergreen
  • wild lily of the valley

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2. wintergreen

noun. spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil.

Synonyms

  • boxberry
  • mountain tea
  • groundberry
  • ground-berry
  • spiceberry
  • berry
  • creeping wintergreen
  • teaberry
  • checkerberry

3. wintergreen

noun. 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

  • Gaultheria procumbens
  • Gaultheria
  • boxberry
  • shrublet
  • genus Gaultheria
  • groundberry
  • oil of wintergreen
  • teaberry
  • ground-berry
  • spiceberry
  • creeping wintergreen
  • mountain tea
  • checkerberry

Example sentences of the word wintergreen


1. Noun, singular or mass
Boxwood wintergreen is often used in low-growing hedges, but is a nice choice to plant beneath a window if you prefer a more formal landscape or want a plant that can be shaped.

2. Adjective
Place two to three wintergreen Tic Tacs around the cell where there is room.

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