heather, ling, Scots heather, broom, Calluna vulgaris(noun)
common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere
heather mixture, heather(noun)
interwoven yarns of mixed colors producing muted greyish shades with flecks of color
An evergreen plant, Calluna vulgaris, with spiky leaves and small purple, pink, or white flowers.
The Ericaceae family.
Various species of the genus Erica.
Various species of the genus Cassiope.
Of a purple colour with a tint with pink and blue.
from the English noun heather. Popular in the end of the 20th century.
Origin: [See Heath.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
heth′ėr, n. the Scotch name for the native species of the Linnæan genus Erica, called in the north of England Ling, esp. Erica (now Calluna) vulgaris, Common Heather, and Erica cinerea, Fine-leaved Heath or Lesser Bell-heather.—adj. of the colour of heather.—ns. Heath′er-ale, a famous liquor traditionally brewed in Scotland from the bells of heather; Heath′er-bell, a name given to Erica tetralix (or specially to its blossom), and sometimes also to Erica cinerea.—adj. Heath′ery, of or pertaining to heather.—Set the heather on fire, to create a disturbance; Take to the heather, to become an outlaw. [Usually derived from heath.]
The numerical value of Heather in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Heather in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We cry for the Palermo family, our sister Heather and all in the community who are hurting.
That will not un-divorce Heather, it is the first unquestionably valid same-sex divorce, issued in full compliance with Florida law.
Regardless of the (ongoing) probe by the transport ministry and prosecutors, I will have Heather Cho step down from not only vice president at Korean Air but all posts at affiliates.
As it has been confirmed that (Heather) Cho raised her voice and used abusive language as testified by some flight crew members and passengers, we will report her to the prosecution for potential violation of aviation safety law.
Heather was the beginning of the process of us realizing as a lesbian couple that there were going to be many battles, and we just had to do them, 'Heather' paved some way but there was a lot 'Heather' couldn't do that we had to just do.
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- خلنج نباتArabic
- brucCatalan, Valencian
- Erika, Besenheide, Heidekraut, HeideGerman
- fraochScottish Gaelic
- uz, breixoGalician
- erica, brugoItalian
- ギリュウモドキ, ヘJapanese
- røsslyng, lyngNorwegian
- iarbă neagră, buruianăRomanian
- shqopë, brushtullAlbanian
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