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

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