Meaning of trailing arbutus

trail'ing arbu'tus

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  1. Also called arbutus, mayflower. a creeping eastern North American plant, Epigaea repens, of the heath family, having leathery, oval leaves and terminal clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers.
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