sweetbriar

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sweet·bri·er

also sweet·bri·ar  (swēt′brī′ər)
n.
A rose (Rosa rubiginosa syn. R. eglanteria) native to Eurasia, having prickly stems, fragrant leaves, bright pink flowers, and scarlet hips. Also called eglantine.
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Noun1.sweetbriar - Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hipssweetbriar - Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips
rose, rosebush - any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
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sweetbriar

sweetbrier [ˈswiːtbraɪəʳ] Neglantina f, escaramujo m oloroso
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Its garden, too, glowed with flowers: hollyhocks had sprung up tall as trees, lilies had opened, tulips and roses were in bloom; the borders of the little beds were gay with pink thrift and crimson double daisies; the sweetbriars gave out, morning and evening, their scent of spice and apples; and these fragrant treasures were all useless for most of the inmates of Lowood, except to furnish now and then a handful of herbs and blossoms to put in a coffin.
Murdstone dismounted, and, with his horse's bridle drawn over his arm, walked slowly up and down on the outer side of the sweetbriar fence, while my mother walked slowly up and down on the inner to keep him company.
The standards to be roses; juniper; holly; berberries (but here and there, because of the smell of their blossoms); red currants; gooseberries; rosemary; bays; sweetbriar; and such like.