Definition of Moorwort

1. Noun. Wiry evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowers; of wet acidic areas in Arctic and Canada to northeastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Andromeda Glaucophylla, Bog Rosemary
Generic synonyms: Andromeda



Definition of Moorwort

1. a marsh plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moorwort

moorland
moorlands
moorlog
moorlogs
moorman
moormen
moorpan
moors
moorstone
moorstones
moortop
mooruk
mooruks
moorva
moorvas
moorwort (current term)
moorworts
moory
moos
moose
moose-wood
moose knuckles
moose maple
moose milk
moose test
moosebird
moosebirds
mooseburger

Literary usage of Moorwort

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1. An Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"... L. The Poly-leaved Andromeda, or moorwort. Identification. Lin. Sp.. ... moorwort. Marsh Holy Rose ; Andromede, Fr. and Gtr. Engravings. Lin. ..."

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