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ˈhɛð ərHeather

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heather, ling, Scots heather, broom, Calluna vulgarisnoun

    common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere

  2. heather mixture, heathernoun

    interwoven yarns of mixed colors producing muted greyish shades with flecks of color

Wiktionary

  1. heathernoun

    An evergreen plant, Calluna vulgaris, with spiky leaves and small purple, pink, or white flowers.

  2. heathernoun

    The Ericaceae family.

  3. heathernoun

    Various species of the genus Erica.

  4. heathernoun

    Various species of the genus Cassiope.

  5. heatheradjective

    Of a purple colour with a tint with pink and blue.

  6. Heathernoun

    from the English noun heather. Popular in the end of the 20th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heathernoun

    heath

  2. Etymology: [See Heath.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Heather

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Heather in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Heather in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Heather in a Sentence

  1. Heather Brassner:

    That will not un-divorce Heather, it is the first unquestionably valid same-sex divorce, issued in full compliance with Florida law.

  2. Roy Gutterman:

    I can see this popping up more and more, it would be reasonable to see similar suits popping up with the events in Charlottesville. Left-wing protesters clash with conservatives over the scheduled appearance of Milo Yiannopoulos. ( The Associated Press) Last August, a rally in opposition to the removal of a statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the campus of the University of Virginia turned violent as white supremacists and neo-Nazis clashed with counterprotestors. Heather Heyer, 32, was killed when James Alex Fields Jr. drove a 2010 Dodge Challenger into a crowd on a pedestrian mall. Roy Gutterman predicted the success of any future lawsuit depends on the motives of the plaintiffs, and how the court rules.

  3. Nicholas Hammond:

    It was 10 seconds before anybody realized there were only six kids in the boat, not seven, all those crew guys went rushing into the lake and pulled Kym up, and she promptly threw up all over Heather Menzies (Louisa)!

  4. Elliott Jacobson:

    She’s been tossed around like a football from Heather to the Australian couple in Indonesia now to the attorney and authorities. Her critical path from birth to now is unprecedented, she needs to be removed from this environment and all the people who populate it, mainly Tommy, Heather, Tommy’s mom, who making a bid to be her guardian.

  5. Roy Austin:

    As much as I would like to think that Heather Heyer have fixed the problem, I think that that number is simply false and shouldn't be reported.

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