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Synonyms for briar
ˈbraɪ ərbri·ar

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  1. sweetbrier, sweetbriar, brier, briar, eglantine, Rosa eglanterianoun

    Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips

    Synonyms:
    eglantine, bullbrier, sweetbriar, tree heath, catbrier, greenbrier, horse-brier, brier, horse brier, briar pipe, brierpatch, brier patch, sweetbrier

  2. bullbrier, greenbrier, catbrier, horse brier, horse-brier, brier, briar, Smilax rotundifolianoun

    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

    Synonyms:
    eglantine, bullbrier, sweetbriar, tree heath, greenbrier, horse-brier, brier, horse brier, briar pipe, brierpatch, brier patch, sweetbrier, catbrier

  3. tree heath, briar, brier, Erica arboreanoun

    evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes

    Synonyms:
    eglantine, bullbrier, tree heath, sweetbriar, catbrier, greenbrier, horse-brier, brier, horse brier, briar pipe, brierpatch, grass tree, brier patch, sweetbrier

  4. briar, briar pipenoun

    a pipe made from the root (briarroot) of the tree heath

    Synonyms:
    eglantine, bullbrier, sweetbriar, tree heath, catbrier, greenbrier, horse-brier, brier, horse brier, briar pipe, sweetbrier

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How to use briar in a sentence?

  1. Emily Brontë:

    Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?

  2. Renee Falcioni:

    I was an aisle ahead of Briar and he was cashing out an elderly man who happened to be a veteran, and the veteran was short paying for his grocery bill and without hesitation Briar took out his wallet and said, ‘I’ve got this.’.

  3. Attorney General Mark Herring:

    I am pleased that the parties were able to reach a mediated resolution to the litigation involving Sweet Briar College.


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