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Meaning of "bearberry" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BEARBERRY

bearberry  [ˈbɛəbərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BEARBERRY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bearberry is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BEARBERRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

bearberry

Bearberry

Bearberries are three species of dwarf shrubs in the genus Arctostaphylos. Unlike the other species of Arctostaphylos, they are adapted to Arctic and Subarctic climates, and have a circumpolar distribution in northern North America, Asia and Europe, one with a small highly disjunctive population in Central America.

Definition of bearberry in the English dictionary

The definition of bearberry in the dictionary is a trailing evergreen ericaceous shrub, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, with small pinkish-white flowers, red berries, and astringent leaves.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BEARBERRY


blackberry
ˈblækbərɪ
Bloomsbury
ˈbluːmzbərɪ
blueberry
ˈbluːbərɪ
bribery
ˈbraɪbərɪ
Burberry
ˈbɜːbərɪ
Cadbury
ˈkædbərɪ
canterbury
ˈkæntəbərɪ
checkerberry
ˈtʃɛkəbərɪ
chinaberry
ˈtʃaɪnəbərɪ
cranberry
ˈkrænbərɪ
Glastonbury
ˈɡlæstənbərɪ
mulberry
ˈmʌlbərɪ
Newbury
ˈnjuːbərɪ
raspberry
ˈrɑːzbərɪ
robbery
ˈrɒbərɪ
Salisbury
ˈsɔːlzbərɪ
Shrewsbury
ˈʃrəʊzbərɪ
strawberry
ˈstrɔːbərɪ
Sudbury
ˈsʌdbərɪ
syllabary
ˈsɪləbərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BEARBERRY

bear-baiting
bear´s-breech
bear´s-breeches
bear´s-ear
bear´s-foot
bearability
bearable
bearableness
bearably
bearberries
bearbine
bearcat
beard
beard the lion in his den
beard-stroking
bearded
bearded collie
bearded dragon
bearded lady
bearded lizard

WORDS THAT END LIKE BEARBERRY

barberry
bayberry
berry
bilberry
cherry
chokeberry
crackberry
dewberry
dingleberry
elderberry
gooseberry
hackberry
holly berry
huckleberry
Juneberry
lingonberry
loganberry
serviceberry
sugarberry
white mulberry
wineberry

Synonyms and antonyms of bearberry in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bearberry» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BEARBERRY

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The translations of bearberry from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bearberry» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

熊果
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gayuba
570 millions of speakers

English

bearberry
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

bearberry
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عنب الدب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

толокнянка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ursina
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

bearberry
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bearberry
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bearberry
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bärentraube
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クマコケモモ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

베어 베리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bearberry
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Bearberry
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

bearberry
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बेअरबेरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ayı üzümü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

uva ursina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mącznicy lekarskiej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мучниця
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Strugurii ursului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bearberry
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bearberry
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mjölon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bearberry
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bearberry

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BEARBERRY»

The term «bearberry» is regularly used and occupies the 56.446 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BEARBERRY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bearberry

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BEARBERRY»

Discover the use of bearberry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bearberry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Canadian Medicinal Crops
Bearberry, common bearberry, kinnikinnick, tinnick, mealberry, chipmunk's apples, uva-ursi, crowberry, foxberry, hog cranberry, mountain cranberry, sand- berry, bear's grape, red bear's grape, arberry, mountain box, mountain tobacco, red ...
Ernest Small, Paul M. Catling, 1999
2
ESCOP Monographs: The Scientific Foundation for Herbal ...
Special warnings and special precautions for use The amount of tree hydroquinone in bearberry leaf preparations should be controlled. Hydroquinone is a topical irritant and a hepatotoxin |21-23|; oral ingestion of 5-12 g has been fatal |22|.
ESCOP, European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy, 2003
3
The 5-minute Herb and Dietary Supplement Consult
ADVERSE REACTIONS • Nausea, vomiting, and stomach irritation can occur because of the high tannin content of bearberry leaf. Although the amount of free hydroquinone is small, it is of some concern. Hydroquinone is a topical irritant and ...
Adriane Fugh-Berman, 2003
4
Cape Cod Wildflowers: A Vanishing Heritage
Bearberry; Hog-Cranberry Arctostaphylos uva-ursi L. There are few plants which not only survive the austere conditions of heathland and dune, but actually thrive in it. Bearberry, or hog cranberry as it is known locally, is one of these.
Mario J. DiGregorio, Jeff Wallner, 2003
5
The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety
Use in Lactation Category SD:Bearberry leaf should be avoided during lactation due to the likely transfer of arbutin or hydroquinone to breast milk.12 Warnings & Precautions Because of the tannin content of this herb, long- term use should be  ...
‎2005
6
Wild Medicinal Plants
Latin name: Arctostaphylos uva ursi or Arbutus uva ursi Common names: bear's grape, upland cranberry History : Bearberry is nicknamed the " bear's grape, " for this animal adores its berries and semi-evergreen leaves. According to legend, it  ...
Anny Schneider, 2002
7
The Walking Dunes: East Hampton's Hidden Treasure
Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) grows so low to the ground that it often resembles a dense, trailing vine rather than a woody shrub. Its prostrate growth form is an adaptation for its habitat specialty: dry, windy sites. This slow-growing ...
‎2008
8
Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy: Modern Herbal Medicine
Modern Herbal Medicine Kerry Bone, Simon Mills. to support this, and the contraindication probably arose out of a theoretical caution. According to the Commission E, bearberry is contraindicated in pregnancy and lactation and for children ...
Kerry Bone, Simon Mills, 2013
9
National Geographic Desk Reference to Nature's Medicine
Common Names Bearberry, uva ursi, bears grape, kinnikinnick, mountain box Latin Name Arctosfaphylos uva-ursi Family Ericaceae Parts Used Leaves Description A creeping evergreen shrub, bear- berry has long, rooting branches that ...
Steven Foster, Rebecca Johnson, 2008
10
The Complete Guide To Herbal Medicines
Bearberry comes from the dry leaves—not berries—of the low, trailing evergreen shrub Arctostaphyfos uva-ursi (also A.coactytis and A. adenotricha). Common dose Bearberry comes as drops, tablets, and tea. Some experts recommend the ...
Charles W. Fetrow, Juan R. Avila, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BEARBERRY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bearberry is used in the context of the following news items.
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#YouShouldGrowThis: Native plants can grow in your garden
I have taken cuttings from native honeysuckles, clematis, ninebark, penstemons, bearberry, and a few others. Be sure to be respectful, and do ... «CBC.ca, Jun 15»
2
Look Good And Feel Good With These Skin Whitening Tips
Skin lightening agents include tretinoin, bearberry extract, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, vitamin E, vitamin C, arbutin and Kojic acid. They are ... «Doctor Tipster, Jun 15»
3
On the Trails: My, what a nice tree top you have!
The relationship between resource availability and the effects of apical dominance are seen also in bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi). «Juneau Empire, Jun 15»
4
New Edgewood Habitat Nurtures The Kids—& The Birds & Bees
Students, their parents, and teachers have been planting and caring for milkweed, cranberry, and bearberry bushes, among other plants along ... «New Haven Independent, Jun 15»
5
Give antibiotics a helping hand
... antimicrobial action, Arctostphylos uva-ursi (Bearberry) Hyrastis Canadensis (Golden seal) and Barosma betulina (buchu), (but these cannot ... «Stroud News and Journal, Jun 15»
6
A Triathlon That Takes Friendships to the Extreme
It veered off to the west for a short ways and then angled upward over huge boulders spotted with ground juniper and bearberry. Advertisement. «New York Times, Jun 15»
7
Readers sound off on best ways to keep deer off their lawns
... blazing star, wild quinine, smooth penstemon, lavender hyssop, cream false indigo, bearberry, butterfly weed, lanceleaf coreopsis, marigolds, ... «cleveland.com, Jun 15»
8
6 Beauty ingredients you should always check the label for
... Dr. Lin recommends, "A safer alternative to even skin tone is to look for products containing arbutin, which is derived from the bearberry plant. «SheKnows.com, May 15»
9
Hydroquinone-It Lightens Skin, But Does it Have a Dark Side?
Hydroquinone also occurs in nature, found in the bearberry, madder and mulberry plants, extracts of which are touted as “natural skin ... «CJAD, May 15»
10
Lorraine Kiefer: Pine Barren plants
Bearberry Arctostaphylos uva-ursi for those dry spots. Gardening would be more fun if people would realize that it is important to choose the ... «NJ.com, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Bearberry [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bearberry>. Oct 2020 ».
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