Synonyms of brier


1. brier, brierpatch, brier patch, vegetation, flora, botany

usage: tangled mass of prickly plants

2. brier, branchlet, twig, sprig

usage: a thorny stem or twig

3. sweetbrier, sweetbriar, brier, briar, eglantine, Rosa eglanteria, rose, rosebush

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

4. bullbrier, greenbrier, catbrier, horse brier, horse-brier, brier, briar, Smilax rotundifolia, vine

usage: 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

5. tree heath, briar, brier, Erica arborea, erica, true heath

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

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