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greenbrier

[green-brahy-er] /ˈgrinˌbraɪ ər/
noun
1.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism; green + brier1
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greenbrier

/ˈɡriːnˌbraɪə/
noun
1.
any of several prickly climbing plants of the liliaceous genus Smilax, esp S. rotundifolia of the eastern US, which has small green flowers and blackish berries Also called cat brier
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