noun, plural bry·o·nies.
Origin of bryony
Examples from the Web for bryony
Both have vine-like leaves; but the hops are wrinkled, those of the bryony hairy or rough to the touch.The Toilers of the Field|Richard Jefferies
In the common English bryony (Bryonia dioica) the sexes are separate, some plants having only male and others only female flowers.Mendelism|Reginald Crundall Punnett
It is often observed that the tendrils of this bryony coil both ways, with and against the sun.Nature Near London|Richard Jefferies
On the bushes in the hedge hang the vines of the bryony, bearing thick masses of red berries.Hodge and His Masters|Richard Jefferies
The two kinds of wild Bryony are also herbaceous climbers of rapid growth, and among the most beautiful of our hedge plants.Wood and Garden|Gertrude Jekyll