bryony

noun bry·o·ny \ ˈbrī-ə-nē \

Definition of bryony

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

Origin and Etymology of bryony

Middle English, from Latin bryonia, from Greek bryōnia; akin to Greek bryein


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bryony

noun bry·o·ny \ ˈbrī-ə-nē \

medical Definition of bryony

plural bryonies
:any plant of the genus Bryonia

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