brierroot

brierroot

[brahy-er-root, -root]
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:
1865–70; brier2 + root1

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briarroot or brierroot (ˈbraɪəˌruːt)
 
n
1.  the hard woody root of the briar, used for making tobacco pipes
2.  any of several other woods used to make tobacco pipes
 
brierroot or brierroot
 
n

brierroot (ˈbraɪəˌruːt)
 
n
a variant spelling of briarroot Also: 'brierˌwood

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