brierroot


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brierroot

(ˈbraɪəˌruːt)
n
(Plants) a variant spelling of briarroot Also: brierwood
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bri•er•root

or bri•ar•root

(ˈbraɪ ərˌrut, -ˌrʊt)

n.
1. the root wood of the brier.
2. certain other woods from which tobacco pipes are made.
3. a pipe made of brierroot.
[1865–70]
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