Definition of 'heather'
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Then the chance purchase of a sprig of white heather changes her luck. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She gave him the spray of white heather. CHARMED LIFE (1977)Our captain and commander both wore white heather in their caps. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The site was subsequently lost beneath a blanket of gorse and heather. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The gorse and heather were ripped up and replaced by foreign grasses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They land on the grass or heather. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is almost completely covered by heather and grass. A Guide to Megalithic Ireland (1992)The natural foraging diet of wild deer ranges from heather and shrubs to herbaceous parkland. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But already it is covered again with purple swaths of bell heather and little bright green birch trees two feet tall. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the bird to look out for in the gorse and heather is the Dartford warbler. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One day, we had glorious sunshine and the velvet hills blazed with purple heather. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They sometimes take over a whole neglected meadow, which looks as if it is covered with tall purple heather. Times, Sunday Times (2012)WILL need all the Lucky heather he can get. The Sun (2012)The third kind, bell heather, also has pink bells. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is a wonderful land of funny flowers, and birds, and hills of pure white heather. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Head east across hills of gorse and heather and you'll be rewarded with sublime clifftop views over Llandudno. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Above the tree line grew the now widespread purple heather, holly and cranberries, mixed in with small shrubs. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)The views were spectacular: soaring hills, swathes of purple heather and a tiny burn bubbling along the bottom of the valley. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They fly up from the grass or heather in a series of short, rather feeble steps, making three thin notes as they rise. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: heather /ˈhɛðə/ NOUN
Heather is a low spreading plant with small purple, pink, or white flowers that grows wild on hills or moorland.
- American English: heather
- Arabic: خـَلـَنج
- Brazilian Portuguese: urze
- Chinese: 石南花
- Croatian: vrijes
- Czech: vřes
- Danish: lyng
- Dutch: heide
- European Spanish: brezo
- Finnish: kanerva
- French: bruyère
- German: Heidekraut
- Greek: ρείκι
- Italian: erica
- Japanese: ヘザー
- Korean: 히스
- Norwegian: røsslyng
- Polish: wrzos
- European Portuguese: urze
- Romanian: iarbă neagră
- Russian: вереск
- Latin American Spanish: brezo
- Swedish: ljung
- Thai: ต้นไม้พุ่มเตี้ยชนิดหนึ่ง
- Turkish: süpürge otu
- Ukrainian: верес
- Vietnamese: cây thạch nam
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