greenbrier

noun green·bri·er \ ˈgrēn-ˌbrī(-ə)r \

Definition of greenbrier

: any of a genus (Smilax) of woody or herbaceous vines of the lily family; especially : a prickly vine (S. rotundifolia) of the eastern U.S. with umbels of small greenish flowers

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circa 1785

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