Definitions for orthilia

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word orthilia

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Orthilia, genus Orthilia(noun)

    a shrubby perennial rhizomatous evergreen herb; grows in damp coniferous woodlands in northern temperate regions

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Orthilia

    Orthilia secunda is a flowering plant of the genus Orthilia in the family Ericaceae. It is the only member of the genus. Its common name is sidebells wintergreen and it was previously part of genus Pyrola, the wintergreens. The plant has a circumboreal distribution, growing throughout much of the northern Northern Hemisphere.


Find a translation for the orthilia definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these orthilia definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"orthilia." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Mar. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for orthilia? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for orthilia:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.