China brier

noun

Definition of China brier

: a bullbrier (Smilax bona-nox) with scurfy stem bases

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History and Etymology for China brier

so called from its similarity to chinaroot

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“China brier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/China%20brier. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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