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Meaning of brier

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: tangled mass of prickly plants [syn: {brier}, {brierpatch},
           {brier patch}]
      2: a thorny stem or twig
      3: Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and
         bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips [syn:
         {sweetbrier}, {sweetbriar}, {brier}, {briar}, {eglantine},
         {Rosa eglanteria}]
      4: 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: {bullbrier},
         {greenbrier}, {catbrier}, {horse brier}, {horse-brier},
         {brier}, {briar}, {Smilax rotundifolia}]
      5: evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white
         flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used
         to make tobacco pipes [syn: {tree heath}, {briar}, {brier},
         {Erica arborea}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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