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green·bri·er

 (grēn′brī′ər)
n.

greenbrier

(ˈɡriːnˌbraɪə)
n
(Plants) any of several prickly climbing plants of the liliaceous genus Smilax, esp S. rotundifolia of the eastern US, which has small green flowers and blackish berries. Also called: cat brier

cat•bri•er

(ˈkætˌbraɪ ər)

n.
any of numerous prickly vines of the genus Smilax, of the lily family, esp. S.rotundifolia, growing in tangled masses. Also called greenbrier.
[1830–40, Amer.]
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Noun1.greenbrier - a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berriesgreenbrier - a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
genus Smilax, Smilax - sometimes placed in Smilacaceae
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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