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bri•er



Pronunciation: (brī'ur), [key]
n.
1. a prickly plant or shrub, esp. the sweetbrier or a greenbrier.
2. a tangled mass of prickly plants.
3. a thorny stem or twig. Also,briar.

bri•er



Pronunciation: (brī'ur), [key]
n.
1. the white heath, Erica arborea, of France and Corsica, the woody root of which is used for making tobacco pipes.
2. a pipe made of brierroot. Also,briar.

bri•er



Pronunciation: (brī'ur), [key]
n. Usually Disparaging.
(chiefly in Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee) a rustic or hillbilly, esp. one from Appalachia.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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