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|(Bot.)||The scarlet berry of a trailing american plant (Mitchella repens) of the order Rubiaceæ, having roundish evergreen leaves, and white fragrant flowers sometimes tinged with purple, growing in pairs with the ovaries united, and producing the berries which remain over winter; also, the plant itself|
|The fruit of the creeping wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens); also, the plant itself.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.