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noun briar pronunciation in British English /ˈbraɪə(r)/
Word Forms
pluralbriars or briar
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a bush with thorns (=sharp points) on its branches
  2. 2
    [countable] a pipe for smoking tobacco, made from briar
  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] a plant with a hard root that is used for making pipes to smoke tobacco


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