heathery

[heth-uh-ree]
adjective
1.
of or like heather.
2.
abounding in heather.
Also, heathy.


Origin:
1525–35; heather + -y1

heatheriness, noun
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heather (ˈhɛðə)
 
n
1.  ling, Also called: heath a low-growing evergreen Eurasian ericaceous shrub, Calluna vulgaris, that grows in dense masses on open ground and has clusters of small bell-shaped typically pinkish-purple flowers
2.  any of certain similar plants
3.  a purplish-red to pinkish-purple colour
 
adj
4.  of a heather colour
5.  of or relating to interwoven yarns of mixed colours: heather mixture
 
[C14: originally Scottish and Northern English, probably from heath]
 
'heathered
 
adj
 
'heathery
 
adj

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That's where you get broad views and can walk across heathery dry tundra in any direction.
The wrens lurk behind heathery mounds of wild cranberries, ready to ambush unsuspecting insects.
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