alpine bearberry

noun

: a tufted or prostrate bearberry (Arctostaphylos alpina) of the mountainous regions of northeastern North America

Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alpine bearberry was in 1838

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“Alpine bearberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpine%20bearberry. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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