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bearberry (plural bearberries)
- Any of three dwarf shrubs of the genus Arctostaphylos, which principally grow in arctic and subarctic regions and bear edible berries.
- 1952, Farley Mowat, People of the Deer, Key Porter, published 2005, page 26:
- Sometimes she scrabbled through the drifts on hilltops and found a few wizened bearberries or a handful of rock-tripe, a kind of moss.
- Arbutus menziesii.
the genus Arctostaphylos
the species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi