heath: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hēth), [key]
— n.
  1. a tract of open and uncultivated land; wasteland overgrown with shrubs.
  2. any of various low-growing evergreen shrubs common on such land, as the common heather, Calluna vulgaris.
  3. any plant of the genus Erica, or of the family Ericaceae. Cf. heath family.


Pronunciation: (hēth), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1916, British statesman: prime minister 1970–74.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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