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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. 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)!

  2. El Moussa:

    Actually, no, I havent talked to her about Heather yet, so, thats probably a talk I should probably have pretty soon. Like, probably today, considering Im talking about her on TV now. Shell probably find out I think? Yeah, I think Ill give her a call.

  3. South Korea transport ministry:

    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.

  4. Linda Salsbery:

    Burns High School's total hysteria. Heather Moss get on the Internet and there's so much misinformation, those guys aren't here to kill anybody. They just decided to take a stand somewhere. They're 60 miles from town.

  5. Heather Valentine:

    If Heather Valentine have any kind of symptom, stay home, get checked out, don't wait until Heather Valentine can't breathe to go get help.

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