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bryony

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noun, bry·o·ny \ˈbrī-ə-nē\

Definition of bryony

plural bryonies

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

bryony

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noun bry·o·ny \ˈbrī-ə-nē\

Medical Definition of bryony

plural bryonies

  1. :  any plant of the genus Bryonia




Learn More about bryony

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "bryony" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "bryony"


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