brier

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brier

Definition of BRIER

variant of briar

Other Seed Plant Terms

aubergine, box, bramble, briar, composite, perpetual, pulse, trefoil

brier

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

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.

Variants of BRIER

brier also spelled briar

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