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erica British & World English

A plant of the genus Erica (family Ericaceae), especially (in gardening) heather

Erica in erica British & World English

A plant of the genus Erica (family Ericaceae), especially (in gardening) heather

Erica in heath British & World English

A dwarf shrub with small leathery leaves and small pink or purple bell-shaped flowers, characteristic of heaths and moorland

Jong, Erica British & World English

(1942-), US novelist and poet; full name Erica Mann Jong. She is best known for her picaresque novels Fear of Flying (1973), recounting the sexual exploits of heroine Isadora Wing, and Fanny (1980), written in a pseudo-18th-century style

Erica arborea in brierroot British & World English

Wood from the nodules of the brier (Erica arborea), used especially for making tobacco pipes

Erica cinerea in bell heather British & World English

A common European heather with relatively large purplish-red flowers

Erica arborea in tree heath British & World English

A white-flowered shrub or tree of the heather family, with woody nodules that are used to make briar pipes. It is native to southern Europe and parts of Africa

Erica Mann Jong in Jong, Erica British & World English

(1942-), US novelist and poet; full name Erica Mann Jong. She is best known for her picaresque novels Fear of Flying (1973), recounting the sexual exploits of heroine Isadora Wing, and Fanny (1980), written in a pseudo-18th-century style