horse brier

horse brier
noun
a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
Syn:
Derivationally related forms: ↑briary (for: ↑briar)
Hypernyms: ↑vine
Member Holonyms: ↑Smilax, ↑genus Smilax

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noun

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horse brier,
= greenbrier. (Cf.greenbrier)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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