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erica Explained

erica at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


ERICA at English => English (acronym) Of Explained:

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erica at Italian => English Of Explained:


erica at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of the approximately 500 species of low evergreen shrubs that make up the genus Erica, in the heath family, most native to S. Africa. Some also occur in the Mediterranean and in N Europe, and species have been introduced to N. America. They have small, narrow leaves arranged in whorls set closely together on the shoots. Some African species are large bushes or trees. The white, or tree, heath (E. arborea) is also known as brier. Some S African species are cultivated in cool greenhouses and outdoors in SW N. America.

Erica at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Erica \E*ri"ca\, n. [NL., fr. L. erice heath, Gr. ?.] (Bot.)
A genus of shrubby plants, including the heaths, many of them
producing beautiful flowers.

erica at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : any plant of the genus Erica [syn: {true heath}]

Erica at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » erica


Category: Image - :Erica cinera0.jpg|thumb|Erica sinerea


Inter: rfe » lang=mul

Proper noun

Inter: head » mul|proper noun|head=Erica
  • Inter: taxon » genus|family|Ericaceae|the heaths and heathers

    See also

    *Inter: pedi » a
    • Inter: specieslit » e


    Alternative forms

    * Erika
    • Ericka


      Feminine form of Eric, ultimately from Inter: etyl » non. The name has also been associated with the flower genus.

      Proper noun

      Inter: en-proper nou » n

  • Inter: given name » female|from=Germanic.
    1. 1994 Erica Jong: Fear of Fifty: page 140:
    2. : But Erica Mann Jong is, alas, just as patriarchal as Erica Jong. When Thomas Mann's daughter, Erika, was alive, the confusion of names bothered me. My parents had met and admired Thomas Mann. They loved his daughter's name and wished creativity upon me. Erica means white flower in German, and queen in old Scandinavian, but to them, it meant writer.


      Inter: trans-top » female given name

  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|Erika|f
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|Erika
  • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|Erika
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|Eerika, Inter: t- » fi|Eriika
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Erika

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|Erika
    • Latvian: Inter: t- » lv|Ērika|f
    • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|Erika
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|Erika
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|Erika

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * areic
  • ceria

  • German

    Proper noun

  • Inter: given name » female|lang=de, a less common spelling of Erika.

  • Swedish

    Proper noun

  • Inter: given name » female|lang=sv, a less common spelling of Erika.

  • Translation: el » Erica
    Translation: es » Erica
    Translation: fr » Erica
    Translation: ko » Erica
    Translation: it » Erica
    Translation: pl » Erica
    Translation: ru » Erica
    Translation: sr » Erica
    Translation: fi » Erica
    Translation: sv » Erica

    erica at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » Erica



    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Any of many heathers, of the genus Erica, used as garden plants

  • Italian


    Inter: it-noun » eric|f|a|he
  • heather


    * aceri, carie, cerai, creai, recai

  • Latin


    Inter: la-noun » erīca|ericae|erīcae|f|first
  • Inter: context » Medieval Latin|lang=la Inter: alternative form of » erīcē|lang=la|nodot=1 ("heath, heather")

  • Translation: de » erica
    Translation: fr » erica
    Translation: fy » erica
    Translation: io » erica
    Translation: mg » erica
    Translation: pl » erica
    Translation: pt » erica
    Translation: ru » erica
    Translation: vi » erica
    Translation: zh » erica