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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Smilax laurifolia (0.01007 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Smilax laurifolia Brier \Bri"er\, Briar \Bri"ar\ (br[imac]"[~e]r), n. [OE. brere, brer, AS. br[=e]r, br[ae]r; cf. Ir. briar prickle, thorn, brier, pin, Gael. preas bush, brier, W. prys, prysg.] 1. A plant with a slender woody stem bearing stout prickles; especially, species of Rosa, Rubus, and Smilax. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Anything sharp or unpleasant to the feelings. [1913 Webster] The thorns and briers of reproof. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] Brier root, the root of the southern Smilax laurifolia and Smilax Walteri; -- used for tobacco pipes. See also 2nd brier. Cat brier, Green brier, several species of Smilax (Smilax rotundifolia, etc.) Sweet brier (Rosa rubiginosa). See Sweetbrier. Yellow brier, the Rosa Eglantina. [1913 Webster] Brier \Bri"er\, n. 1. the white heath Erica arborea. --RHUD. [PJC] 2. a smoking pipe made of the root of the brier[1]. Note: Brierroot seems to have been used formerly as a term meaning root of the Smilax laurifolia and is now defined as root of the Erica arborea. Not clear when this changed. -- PJC. [PJC]

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