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Trailing arbutus
Trailing Trail"ing, 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 carriage.
Trailing arbutus
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.

Meaning of Trailing arbutus from wikipedia

- Canary Islands and North America. The name Arbutus was taken from Latin, where it referred to Arbutus unedo. Arbutus are small trees or shrubs with red flaking...
- Epigaea repens, the mayflower or trailing arbutus, is a low, spreading shrub in the family Ericaceae. It is found from Newfoundland to Florida, west to...
- provincial flower of Nova Scotia. The name Trailing Arbutus reflects its similarity to the trees in the related genus Arbutus, while being much smaller and prostrate...
- as arbutus or trailing arbutus, a wild plant of the heath family Arbutus unedo, the strawberry tree, sometimes simply referred to as the Arbutus A common...
- Empetrum (Crowberry) Enkianthus (Pagoda Bush) Ephedra (Ephedra) Epigaea (Trailing Arbutus) Erica (Heath) Eriobotrya (Loquat) * Escallonia (Escallonia) Eucryphia...
- May-tree, whitethorn, or hawberry Epigaea repens, the mayflower or trailing arbutus Maianthemum canadense, Canadian may-lily, Canada mayflower, or Canadian...
- lis. Compartment The compartment includes thistles as well as the trailing arbutus or mayflower, the floral emblem of Nova Scotia, added when the arms...
- heaths that are sub-shrubs, usually trailing on the ground, including teaberry, Gaultheria pro****bens and trailing arbutus, Epigaea repens. "Coastal Buffer...
- sale of the Arbutus rail land to the City in 2016, there has been criticism from citizens and disagreements on how to proceed with the Arbutus Corridor re-design...
- (azaleas), and smaller heaths such as teaberry (Gaultheria pro****bens) and trailing arbutus (Epigaea repens). The evergreen great rhododendron (Rhododendron maximum)...
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