brier

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A pipe made from the roots of that shrub
A thorny Mediterranean shrub
A metaphor for any unpleasantry in general
{n} a very prickly shrub
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
tangled mass of prickly plants a thorny stem or twig
Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips
evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes
a briar. also spelled briar term generally applied to any plant with a woody and thorny or prickly stem, such as those of the genera Rosa, Rubus, Smilax, and Erica. White, or tree, heath (E. arborea) is found in southern France and the Mediterranean region. Its roots and knotted stems are used for making briarwood tobacco pipes. Its leaves are needlelike and its flowers almost white
a thorny stem or twig
A plant with a slender woody stem bearing stout prickles; especially, species of Rosa, Rubus, and Smilax
{i} thorny plant or bush, wild rose bush; branch from a thorny plant (also brier)
Anything sharp or unpleasant to the feelings
Fig
tangled mass of prickly plants
brier patch
Tangled mass of prickly plants, (synonym) brier, brierpatch
brier patch
Tanglede mas of prickly plants
briar
A pipe made from the burl of the white heath tree
briar
{n} a very prickly shrub
A brier
brere
briar
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
briar
Fig
briar
A plant with a slender woody stem bearing stout prickles; especially, species of Rosa, Rubus, and Smilax
briar
{i} tobacco pipe made from the root of the white heath
briar
any of a number of unrelated thicket-forming thorny plants
briar
a pipe made from the root (briarroot) of the tree heath
briar
evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes
briar
A briar is a wild rose with long, prickly stems
briar
Same as Brier
briar
Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips
briar
{i} thorny plant or bush, wild rose bush; branch from a thorny plant (also brier)
briar
Anything sharp or unpleasant to the feelings
briars
plural of briar
briers
plural of brier
bull brier
Pseudo-China growing from New Jersey to the Gulf of Mexico, which has very large tuberous and farinaceous rootstocks, formerly used by the Indians for a sort of bread, and by the negroes as an ingredient in making beer; called also bamboo brier and China brier
bull brier
A species of Smilax S
Turkish - English
briar
brier

    Hyphenation

    bri·er

    Turkish pronunciation

    brayır

    Pronunciation

    /ˈbrīər/ /ˈbraɪɜr/

    Etymology

    [ brI(-&)r ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English brere, from Old English brEr.

    Common Collocations

    brier patch

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