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brierroot

or bri·ar·root

[brahy-er-root, -roo t]
noun
  1. the root wood of the brier.
  2. certain other woods from which tobacco pipes are made.
  3. a pipe made of brierroot.
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Origin of brierroot

First recorded in 1865–70; brier2 + root1
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British Dictionary definitions for brierroot

brierroot

noun
  1. a variant spelling of briarroot Also: 'brierˌwood
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