Definition of Mayflower. Meaning of Mayflower. Synonyms of Mayflower

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Definition of Mayflower

mayflower
Arbutus Ar"bu*tus, Arbute Ar"bute, n. [L. arbutus, akin to arbor tree.] 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.
Mayflower
Mayflower May"flow`er, n. (Bot.) In England, the hawthorn; in New England, the trailing arbutus (see Arbutus); also, the blossom of these plants.

Meaning of Mayflower from wikipedia

- Mayflower was an English ship that transported a group of English families, known today as the Pilgrims, from England to the New World in 1620. After...
- Fathers, were the English settlers who traveled to North America on the Mayflower and established the Plymouth Colony in what is today Plymouth, M****achusetts...
- The Mayflower Compact, originally titled Agreement Between the Settlers of New Plymouth, was the first governing do****ent of Plymouth Colony. It was written...
- This is a list of the p****engers on board the Mayflower during its trans-Atlantic voyage of September 6 – November 9, 1620, the majority of them becoming...
- mayflower in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Mayflower was the ship that transported the Pilgrims from Plymouth to the New World in 1620. Mayflower may...
- The General Society of Mayflower Descendantscommonly called the Mayflower Society — is a hereditary organization of individuals who have do****ented...
- Mayflower is the name of many ships. Notable ones include: Mayflower was the ship that transported the Pilgrims from Plymouth to the New World (America)...
- The Mayflower Hotel is a historic hotel in downtown Washington, D.C., located on Connecticut Avenue NW. It is two blocks north of Farragut Square (one...
- William Brewster (c. 1566/67 – 10 April 1644) was an English official and Mayflower p****enger in 1620. In Plymouth Colony, by virtue of his education and...
- and then emigrated to the Plymouth Colony on the Mayflower in 1620. He was a signatory to the Mayflower Compact and went on to serve as Governor of the...