What does erica mean?

Definitions for ericaˈɛr ɪ kə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erica, true heath(noun)

    any plant of the genus Erica


  1. Erica(ProperNoun)


  2. erica(Noun)

    Any of many heathers, of the genus Erica, used as garden plants

  3. Origin: Feminine form of Eric, ultimately from . The name has also been associated with the flower genus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Erica(noun)

    a genus of shrubby plants, including the heaths, many of them producing beautiful flowers

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. L. erice heath, Gr. .]


  1. Erica

    Erica, is a genus of approximately 860 species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae. The English common names "heath" and "heather" are shared by some closely related genera of similar appearance. The genus Calluna was formerly included in Erica – it differs in having even smaller scale-leaves, and the flower corolla being more divided into separate petals. Erica is sometimes referred to as "winter heather" to distinguish it from Calluna.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Erica

    e-rī′ka, n. the scientific name for heath.—adj. Ericā′ceous, belonging to plants of the genus Erica. [L.,—Gr. ereikē, heath.]

Anagrams for erica »

  1. areic

  2. ceria


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of erica in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of erica in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Rory McIlroy:

    There's going to be a point in the next couple of years where we( Rory McIlroy and fiancée Erica Stoll) are going to have to think about starting a family, right now I'm ready to go but I don't want anything to affect that.

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