bearberry; manzanita
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family
Member Meronyms: ↑bearberry, ↑manzanita

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\\ˌärk(ˌ)tōˈstafələs, -ˌläs\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, irregular from arct- + Greek staphylē bunch of grapes — more at staphyle
1. capitalized : a genus of chiefly No. American woody plants (family Ericaceae) with alternate evergreen leaves, nodding flowers, and drupaceous fruits
2. -es : a plant of the genus Arctostaphylos — see bearberry

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