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Definitions of wintergreen:

part of speech: noun

See Gaultheria.

Usage examples for wintergreen:

  • On returning, his color was noted to be somewhat heightened, and he showed a disposition to be jocular with the female help,- which tendency, displaying itself in livelier demonstrations than were approved at head- quarters, led to his being detailed to out- of- door duties, such as raking gravel, arranging places for horses to be hitched to, and assisting in the construction of an arch of wintergreen at the porch of the mansion. "The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.", Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  • The others elect to amuse themselves about the camp, cutting small timber with their little hatchets, picking fresh browse, or skirmishing the mountain side for wintergreen berries and sassafras. "Woodcraft", George W. Sears
  • Once safely aboard, he took a package of wintergreen chewing- gum from his pocket and began to chew, staring out across the sound with that placid, speculative enjoyment which reposes in the eyes of a cow at sunset. "The Iron Trail", Rex Beach

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