briarroot


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bri·ar·root

 (brī′ər-ro͞ot′, -ro͝ot′)
n.
The woody root of the briar.
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briarroot

(ˈbraɪəˌruːt) or

brierroot

n
1. (Plants) the hard woody root of the briar, used for making tobacco pipes
2. (Plants) any of several other woods used to make tobacco pipes
Also called: briarwood or brierwood
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.briarroot - hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea
Erica arborea, tree heath, briar, brier - evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes
briarwood, brierwood, brier-wood - wood from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea; used to make tobacco pipes
root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
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Translations

briarroot

[ˈbraɪəˌruːt] briarwood [ˈbraɪəˌwʊd] nradica
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