/seuh lal", sa-/, n.
an evergreen shrub, Gaultheria shallon, of the heath family, native to the western coast of North America, having leathery, oblong leaves and clusters of pink or white flowers and purplish-black fruit.
[1815-25, Amer.; < Chinook Jargon sallal < Lower Chinook sálal]

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