HyperDic: mayflower

English > 2 senses of the word Mayflower / mayflower:
NOUNartifactMayflowerthe ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from England to Massachusetts in 1620
plantmayflower, trailing arbutus, Epigaea repenslow-growing evergreen shrub of eastern North America with leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers
Mayflower / mayflower > pronunciation
Soundsmey'flaw.er
Rhymesbellflower ... willpower: 32 rhymes with awer...
English > Mayflower: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from England to Massachusetts in 1620.
Instance ofshipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
English > mayflower: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaninglow-growing evergreen shrub of eastern North America with leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers.
Synonymstrailing arbutus, Epigaea repens
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

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