sweetbriar

noun sweet·bri·ar \ ˈswēt-ˌbrī(-ə)r \
variants: or sweetbrier
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of sweetbriar

: an Old World rose (especially Rosa eleganteria) with stout recurved prickles and white to deep rosy-pink single flowers called also eglantine

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