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brierroot

[brahy-er-root, -roo t] /ˈbraɪ ərˌrut, -ˌrʊt/
noun
1.
the root wood of the brier.
2.
certain other woods from which tobacco pipes are made.
3.
a pipe made of brierroot.
Also, briarroot.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; brier2 + root1
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British Dictionary definitions for brierroot

briarroot

/ˈbraɪəˌruːt/
noun
1.
the hard woody root of the briar, used for making tobacco pipes
2.
any of several other woods used to make tobacco pipes
Also called briarwood, brierwood

brierroot

/ˈbraɪəˌruːt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of briarroot Also 'brierˌwood
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