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  • noun Plural form of bearberry.

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Examples

  • We take a single break to climb a high ridge of barren rock to gorge on bearberries and gaze over the huge country from which we'd taken but a tiny, tentative bite.

    Field and Stream Adventure: The Search for the Best Brook Trout Spot on Earth

  • It's a stretch to call it a dream, but tops on my Dalton Highway wish list was stalking willow ptarmigan with a bow, out on the open tundra amid the blueberries, bearberries, cranberries, and cottongrass.

    How and Where to Hunt and Fish on Alaska's Dalton Highway

  • Arm in arm with thimbleberries and bearberries, they grew wild over much of the park.

    Blood Lure

  • Juniper berries, which were particularly good with meat if they didn't use too many, were prevalent; rose hips were more sporadic, but usually plentiful when found, and always sweeter after freezing; creeping crowberry, with a needlelike evergreen foliage, had small shiny black berries that often persisted through the winter, as did blue bearberries and red lingonberries.

    The Plains of Passage

  • A certain variety of round, hard starchy roots that took well to long cooking came out first, followed by baskets of a mixture of bone marrow, blue bearberries, and a variety of cracked and ground seeds -- pigweed, a mixture of grains, and oily pignon seeds.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • In the immediate vicinity were also nuts, high-bush cranberries, bearberries, hard small apples, starchy potatolike roots, and edible ferns.

    The Clan of the Cave Bear

  • Besides this best of all Norse wild fruits, the fjelds produce many excellent berries, such as crowberries, whortleberries, marsh whortleberries, bearberries, dewberries, cranberries, and others.

    Peeps at Many Lands: Norway

  • You would frequently think, from the character of the surface, the dwarfish trees, and the bearberries around, that you were on the top of a mountain.

    Cape Cod

  • "Yes, ma'am," said Asahel staring a little; – "there's red raspberries, and black raspberries, and low-bush blackberries and high blackberries, and huckleberries, and bearberries, and cranberries; besides nuts, and apples.

    The Hills of the Shatemuc

  • "Yes, ma'am," said Asahel staring a little; -- "there's red raspberries, and black raspberries, and low-bush blackberries and high blackberries, and huckleberries, and bearberries, and cranberries; besides nuts, and apples.

    Hills of the Shatemuc

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