meaning of bearberry

bearberry meaning in General Dictionary

A trailing plant of this heath family Arctostaphylos uva ursi having leaves that are tonic and astringent and shiny purple fruits that bears tend to be said to be fond

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  • shrubby tree for the Pacific coast for the usa; yields cascara sagrada
  • deciduous shrub of southeastern and central US
  • mainly evergreen subshrubs of northern to Arctic areas
  • A trailing plant for the heath family members (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), having leaves that are tonic and astringent, and glossy purple fruits which bears are said to be fond.

bearberry meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A trailing plant for the heath family (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), having leaves which are tonic and astringent, and shiny red fruits that bears tend to be said to be fond.