pyrola

(redirected from Pirola)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

pyrola

(ˈpɪrələ)
n
(Plants) another name for wintergreen3
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyrola - any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrolapyrola - any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Pyrola - short-stemmed perennial herbs of cool or temperate regions: wintergreen; shinleaf
false wintergreen, Pyrola americana, Pyrola rotundifolia americana - evergreen of eastern North America with leathery leaves and numerous white flowers
lesser wintergreen, Pyrola minor - the common wintergreen having many-flowered racemes of pink-tinged white flowers; Europe and North America
Pyrola elliptica, shinleaf, wild lily of the valley - North American evergreen with small pinkish bell-shaped flowers and oblong leaves used formerly for shinplasters
Pyrola rotundifolia, wild lily of the valley - evergreen with rounded leaves and very fragrant creamy-white flowers; widely distributed in northern parts of Old and New Worlds
References in periodicals archive ?
Ricardo Pirola, CEO of DDTV says: "We are focusing initially on providing a turnkey cost-effective IPTV solution for ISPs, of which there are more than 1,200 in Brasil, and we are delighted to be working with Arganet and Teleste.
Ron and Mavis Pirola, chairs of the Australian bishops' Catholic Marriage and Family Council;
Krystal Perkins, Jordon Perry, Leya Perry, Joseph Petrie, Rayanon Phillips, Tito Pimentel, Antonio Pineda Arteaga, Samuele Pirola, Angelica Ponce, Bryant Potts, Ryan Powell, Montana Purinton, Jill Pust, Dustin Ragland, Carlos R[sz]palo, Brennan Rasmussen, Breawna Reed, Mikel Reetz, Joshua Reyes, Joaquin Rico-Caballero Jr.
Felice C, Pirola F, Brunetti E, Dughetti S, Strosselli M, Foglieni CS.