What is another word for wintergreen?

Pronunciation: [wˈɪntəɡɹˌiːn] (IPA)

Wintergreen is a fresh-tasting herb or shrub, known for its minty flavor and medicinal properties. It is also known by other names such as teaberry, checkerberry, boxberry, and mountain tea. These synonyms arise from the fact that the wintergreen plant grows in various regions of the world and has been used for its therapeutic effects for centuries. The leaves, berries, and oil extracted from the wintergreen plant are used in various products, including candies, gums, toothpaste, and muscle creams. Wintergreen is an excellent source of relief for pain and inflammation. The various names used for wintergreen indicate its many applications and widespread usage.

What are the hypernyms for Wintergreen?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Wintergreen

They hunt now for wintergreen berries, and now for a woodmouse.
"A Little Brother to the Bear and other Animal Stories"
William Long
We can soon turn down wintergreen Street, and then we are almost there.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford
Glass dishes of lime drops and wintergreen candies added to the general green and white effect.
"Entertaining Made Easy"
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