[ brahy-er-root, -root ]
/ ˈbraɪ ərˌrut, -ˌrʊt /
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for brierroot
Just before reaching Cedarville they came to a side road, leading to a spot called Brierroot Grove.The Putnam Hall Cadets|Arthur M. Winfield
British Dictionary definitions for brierroot
/ (ˈbraɪəˌruːt) /
a variant spelling of briarroot Also: 'brierˌwood
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