bearberry

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noun bear·ber·ry \-ˌber-ē, -ˌbe-rē\

Definition of bearberry

  1. :  a trailing evergreen plant (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) of the heath family with astringent foliage and red berries

1625

First Known Use of bearberry

1625


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bearberry

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noun bear·ber·ry \-ˌber-ē, British often & US sometimes -b(ə-)rē\

Medical Definition of bearberry

plural

bearberries

  1. :  a trailing evergreen plant (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) of the heath family (Ericaceae) with astringent foliage and red berries—see uvaursi


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