Definition of Calluna

1. Noun. One species.

Exact synonyms: Genus Calluna
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Member holonyms: Broom, Calluna Vulgaris, Heather, Ling, Scots Heather



Definition of Calluna

1. Noun. A common European heath / heather of genus ''Calluna'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calluna

1. a type of heather [n -S] - See also: heather

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calluna

callower
callowest
callowness
callownesses
callows
calls
calls in
calls of nature
calls off
calls out
calls to mind
calls to order
calls up
callsign
callsigns
calluna
callunas
callup
callups
callus
callused
calluses
callusing
callystatin
calm
calm air
calm as a millpond
calm before the storm
calm down
calm wind

Literary usage of Calluna

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1905)
"In this district, as elsewhere in the British Isles, the Calluna association is the most marked association in the whole vegetation, and no other plant- ..."

2. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1862)
"It is understood, however, that an English surveyor, nearly thirty years ┬╗go, found Calluna vulgaris in the interior of Newfoundland ; also that De la ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"Where the peat becomes very wet, with but few natural drainage channels, the Calluna almost entirely disappears, and the dominant plant is Eriophorum. ..."

4. Wild flowers worth notice by Phebe Lankester (1879)
"Calluna VULGARIS. THE Heather grows, as I have said, in common with the heaths, and is often mistaken for them. Its smaller more purple blossoms, ..."

5. Outing (1893)
"The times of Sat anil a and Calluna were not reported. ... Calluna, and Iverna. Valkyrie and Britannia did not race, as on that day they sailed for the ..."

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