Bearberry meaning

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Any of certain mat-forming shrubs of the genus Arctostaphylos in the heath family, especially A. uva-ursi, native to North America and Eurasia, having small leathery leaves, white or pinkish urn-shaped flowers, and red berrylike fruits.
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Any of a genus (Arctostaphylos, esp. A. uva-ursi) of trailing plants of the heath family, having small, leathery leaves, white or pinkish flowers, and red berries.
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Any of three dwarf shrubs of the genus Arctostaphylos, which principally grow in arctic and subarctic regions and bear edible berries.
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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, the common bearberry.
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