sensitive brier

noun

Definition of sensitive brier

: any of various trailing prickly perennial herbs constituting the genus Schrankia (family Leguminosae) and having twice pinnate leaves which exhibit irritomotility and are divided into numerous leaflets, procumbent stems, and small rosy flowers in round axillary heads

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“Sensitive brier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sensitive%20brier. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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