Brya

noun
\ ˈbrīə \

Definition of Brya

: a genus of prickly shrubs and small trees (family Leguminosae) of the Caribbean region that yield a very durable hard wood — see granadilla tree

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History and Etymology for Brya

New Latin, from Latin, tamarisk, from Greek

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“Brya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brya. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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