Wintergreen meaning

wĭn'tər-grēn'
Any of several similar or related plants, especially the pipsissewas and plants of the genus Pyrola.
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Any of a number of similar plants, as the shinleaf or pipsissewa.
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A milkwort (Polygala paucifolia) with large, rose-lavender flowers.
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Any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola.
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A North American creeping evergreen plant, Gaultheria procumbens, having solitary white flowers and aromatic leaves; the checkerberry or teaberry.
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The spicy red berries of this plant.
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The oil, methyl salicylate, obtained from these berries.
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The aroma of the oil, methyl salicylate, however derived.
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Origin of wintergreen

  • Translation of Dutch wintergroen
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition