Definition of Lesser wintergreen

1. Noun. The common wintergreen having many-flowered racemes of pink-tinged white flowers; Europe and North America.

Exact synonyms: Pyrola Minor
Generic synonyms: Pyrola, Wintergreen

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lesser Wintergreen

lesser sciatic notch
lesser spearwort
lesser splanchnic nerve
lesser spotted woodpecker
lesser spotted woodpeckers
lesser superficial petrosal nerve
lesser supraclavicular fossa
lesser trochanter
lesser tubercle of humerus
lesser tuberosity of humerus
lesser twayblade
lesser tympanic spine
lesser whitethroat
lesser wing of sphenoid bone
lesser wintergreen (current term)
lesser yellow trefoil
lesser yellowlegs
lesser zygomatic muscle
lesson plan
lessons learned

Literary usage of Lesser wintergreen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"The lesser wintergreen resembles in most of its characters the ... After Atkin- of the lesser wintergreen, but the leaves are almost plum-leaf shape with ..."

2. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"The lesser wintergreen resembles in most of its characters the green-flowered, but has the thin leaves of the shin- leaf wintergreen. The stamens do not, ..."

3. The Lake Counties by William Gershom Collingwood (1902)
"Pyrola secunda L. (lesser wintergreen). C., with the last species, Walla Crag (Woods and Mathews), in a ravine between Great Dodd and Helvellyn (Woods, ..."

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