from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The bearberry, Arctostaphylos Uva-ursi.

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  • noun evergreen mat-forming shrub of North America and northern Eurasia having small white flowers and red berries; leaves turn red in autumn


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  • Here and there among the heather grew creeping mealberry vines, with bright red fruit-like beads, and huckleberry bushes that tempted our pleasure-seekers to alight again and again to gather and eat of their fruit.

    Elsie at Nantucket


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