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    briar

    briar - Dictionary definition and meaning for word briar

    Definition
    (noun) Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips Definition
    (noun) a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries Definition
    (noun) evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes
    Synonyms : brier , erica arborea , tree heath
    Definition
    (noun) a pipe made from the root (briarroot) of the tree heath
    Synonyms : briar pipe
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