greenbrier

greenbrier

[green-brahy-er]
noun

Origin:
1775–85, Americanism; green + brier1

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greenbrier (ˈɡriːnˌbraɪə)
 
n
Also called: cat brier 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

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