heather, ling, Scots heather, broom, Calluna vulgaris(noun)
common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere
heather mixture, heather(noun)
interwoven yarns of mixed colors producing muted greyish shades with flecks of color
An evergreen plant, Calluna vulgaris, with spiky leaves and small purple, pink, or white flowers.
The Ericaceae family.
Various species of the genus Erica.
Various species of the genus Cassiope.
Of a purple colour with a tint with pink and blue.
from the English noun heather. Popular in the end of the 20th century.
Origin: [See Heath.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of Heather in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Heather in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2