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catbrier

[kat-brahy-er] /ˈkætˌbraɪ ər/
noun
1.
any prickly vine of the genus Smilax, especially S. rotundifolia, of eastern North America, growing in tangled masses.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; cat1 + brier1
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British Dictionary definitions for cat brier

cat brier

noun
1.
another name for greenbrier
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