What does heather mean?

Definitions for heather
ˈhɛð ərheather

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heather, ling, Scots heather, broom, Calluna vulgaris(noun)

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

  2. heather mixture, heather(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. heather(Noun)

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

  2. heather(Noun)

    The Ericaceae family.

  3. heather(Noun)

    Various species of the genus Erica.

  4. heather(Noun)

    Various species of the genus Cassiope.

  5. heather(Adjective)

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

  6. Heather(ProperNoun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heather(noun)

    heath

    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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How to say heather in sign language?

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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. Richard Gowan:

    If State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is nominated and approved, people will be interested to see whether State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert's willing and able to do the diplomatic toil or whether State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert will see this as an extension of the spokesman position and focus more on presentation of Richard Gowan position before the Security Council.

  2. 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.

  3. Amy Jacobson:

    Heather was the beginning of the process of us realizing as a lesbian couple that there were going to be many battles, and we just had to do them, 'Heather' paved some way but there was a lot 'Heather' couldn't do that we had to just do.

  4. 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.

  5. 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)!

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