Synonyms for briar


1. sweetbrier, sweetbriar, brier, briar, eglantine, Rosa eglanteria, rose, rosebush
usage: Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips
2. bullbrier, greenbrier, catbrier, horse brier, horse-brier, brier, briar, Smilax rotundifolia, vine
usage: a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
3. tree heath, briar, brier, Erica arborea, erica, true heath
usage: evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes
4. briar, briar pipe, pipe, tobacco pipe
usage: a pipe made from the root (briarroot) of the tree heath
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