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Definition of Mayflower
mayflowerArbutus 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. MayflowerMayflower May"flow`er, n. (Bot.)
In England, the hawthorn; in New England, the trailing
arbutus (see Arbutus); also, the blossom of these plants.
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