briarwood


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bri·ar·wood

 (brī′ər-wo͝od′)
n.
Wood from the root of the briar.
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Noun1.briarwood - wood from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea; used to make tobacco pipes
briarroot - hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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