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Heath vs. Moor

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  • Heath (noun)

    A tract of level uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation; heathland.

  • Heath (noun)

    Any small evergreen shrub of the family Ericaceae.

  • Heath (noun)

    Many of the species in the genus Erica

  • Heath (noun)

    Many of the species in the genus Cassiope

  • Heath (noun)

    Both species in the genus noshow=1

  • Heath (noun)

    Any of the species in the genus noshow=1, Australian heath

  • Heath (noun)

    Any of the species in the genus noshow=1, beard heath

  • Heath (noun)

    Certain butterflies and moths

  • Heath (noun)

    Any of the species in the genus noshow=1, mountain heath

  • Heath (noun)

    The palearctic species of Coenonympha, a genus of brush-footed butterfly

  • Heath (noun)

    , native to Europe, Asia except tropical India and Indochina, and Northern Africa, the small heath

  • Heath (noun)

    , native to Europe, Asia except tropical India and Indochina, and North America, the large heath

  • Heath (noun)

    , the heath fritillary

  • Moor (noun)

    an extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath

    "A cold, biting wind blew across the moor, and the travellers hastened their step."

  • Moor (noun)

    a game preserve consisting of moorland

  • Moor (verb)

    To cast anchor or become fastened.

  • Moor (verb)

    To fix or secure (e.g. a vessel) in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with ropes, cables or chains or the like

    "the vessel was moored in the stream"

    "they moored the boat to the wharf."

  • Moor (verb)

    To secure or fix firmly.

Wiktionary
  • Heath (noun)

    A low shrub (Erica vulgaris or Calluna vulgaris), with minute evergreen leaves, and handsome clusters of pink flowers. It is used in Great Britain for brooms, thatch, beds for the poor, and for heating ovens. It is also called heather, and ling.

  • Heath (noun)

    A place overgrown with heath; any cheerless tract of country overgrown with shrubs or coarse herbage.

  • Moor (noun)

    One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns.

  • Moor (noun)

    Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion.

  • Moor (noun)

    An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.

  • Moor (noun)

    A game preserve consisting of moorland.

  • Moor

    To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains; as, the vessel was moored in the stream; they moored the boat to the wharf.

  • Moor

    Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly.

  • Moor (verb)

    To cast anchor; to become fast.

Webster Dictionary
  • Heath (noun)

    a low evergreen shrub of the family Ericaceae; has small bell-shaped pink or purple flowers

  • Heath (noun)

    a tract of level wasteland; uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation

  • Moor (noun)

    one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century

  • Moor (noun)

    open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss

  • Moor (verb)

    secure in or as if in a berth or dock;

    "tie up the boat"

  • Moor (verb)

    come into or dock at a wharf;

    "the big ship wharfed in the evening"

  • Moor (verb)

    secure with cables or ropes;

    "moor the boat"

Princeton's WordNet

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