brierroot

or bri·ar·root

[ brahy-er-root, -root ]

noun
  1. the root wood of the brier.

  2. certain other woods from which tobacco pipes are made.

  1. a pipe made of brierroot.

Origin of brierroot

1
First recorded in 1865–70; brier2 + root1

Words Nearby brierroot

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How to use brierroot in a sentence

  • 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

brierroot

/ (ˈbraɪəˌruːt) /


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

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