Definitions for salalsəˈlæl, sæ-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an evergreen shrub, Gaultheria shallon, native to the W coast of North America, with oblong leaves, clusters of pink or white flowers, and edible purplish black fruit.
Origin of salal:
1815–25, Amer.; < Chinook Jargon sallal < Lower Chinook sálal
salal, shallon, Gaultheria shallon(noun)
small evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having edible dark purple grape-sized berries
A leathery-leaved North American shrub, Gaultheria shallon, with edible sepals and leaves.