dog rose(redirected from Wild Briar)
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Related to Wild Briar: Wild brier
A prickly wild rose (Rosa canina) native to Europe and naturalized in North America, having fragrant pink or white flowers.
[Translation of Medieval Latin rosa canīna : Latin rosa, rose + Latin canīna, feminine of canīnus, of a dog.]
(Plants) a prickly wild rose, Rosa canina, that is native to Europe and has pink or white delicate scentless flowers
[translation of the Latin name, from Greek; from the belief that its root was effective against the bite of a mad dog]
an Old World wild rose, Rosa canina, having pink or white flowers.