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How to use bearberry in a sentence
Arctostaphylos (bearberry) and Andromeda are arctic and alpine genera occurring in Britain.
Uva Ursi (bearberry Leaves), leaves of red whortleberry, and others.
Etienne was some distance away gathering bearberry leaves to dry and mix with his smoking tobacco to make kinni-kinnik.
There they dined on blueberries, and slept on thick beds of moss and low growing blueberry and bearberry plants.
He was out of tobacco, but used bearberry leaves and willow bark in his pipe.
British Dictionary definitions for bearberry
a trailing evergreen ericaceous shrub, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, with small pinkish-white flowers, red berries, and astringent leaves
alpine bearberry or black bearberry a related species, A. alpina of European mountains, having black berries
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