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white bryony

n.
A climbing vine (Bryonia alba) native to Eurasia and naturalized in parts of North America, having lobed leaves, greenish-white flowers, and blackish berries.
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white bryony

n
(Plants) a climbing herbaceous cucurbitaceous plant, Bryonia dioica, of Europe and North Africa, having greenish flowers and red berries. Also called: red bryony See also black bryony, bryony
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Noun1.white bryony - white-flowered vine having thick roots and bearing small black berries; Europe to Iran
briony, bryony - a vine of the genus Bryonia having large leaves and small flowers and yielding acrid juice with emetic and purgative properties
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