brierwood

brierwood

[brahy-er-wood]
noun
Also, briarwood.


Origin:
1865–70; brier2 + wood1

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brierwood

noun
wood from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea; used to make tobacco pipes [syn: briarwood
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