Definition of Lesser wintergreen
1. Noun. The common wintergreen having many-flowered racemes of pink-tinged white flowers; Europe and North America.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lesser Wintergreen
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, ..."