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bryony

noun bry·o·ny \ˈbrī-ə-nē\
plural bry·o·nies

Definition of BRYONY

:  any of a genus (Bryonia) of tendril-bearing vines of the gourd family with large leaves and red or black fruit

Origin of BRYONY

Middle English, from Latin bryonia, from Greek bryōnia; akin to Greek bryein
First Known Use: 14th century

bryony

noun bry·o·ny \ˈbrī-ə-nē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural bry·o·nies

Medical Definition of BRYONY

:  any plant of the genus Bryonia

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