briarroot

[ brahy-er-root, -roo t ]
/ ˈbraɪ ərˌrut, -ˌrʊt /

noun

Definition for briarroot (2 of 2)

brierroot

or bri·ar·root

[ brahy-er-root, -roo t ]
/ ˈbraɪ ərˌrut, -ˌrʊt /

noun

the root wood of the brier.
certain other woods from which tobacco pipes are made.
a pipe made of brierroot.

Origin of brierroot

First recorded in 1865–70; brier2 + root1
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British Dictionary definitions for briarroot (1 of 2)

briarroot

brierroot

/ (ˈbraɪəˌruːt) /

noun

the hard woody root of the briar, used for making tobacco pipes
any of several other woods used to make tobacco pipes
Also called: briarwood, brierwood

British Dictionary definitions for briarroot (2 of 2)

brierroot

/ (ˈbraɪəˌruːt) /

noun

a variant spelling of briarroot Also: 'brierˌwood
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