- any prickly vine of the genus Smilax, especially S. rotundifolia, of eastern North America, growing in tangled masses.
Origin of catbrier
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Sometimes it is a stem of the catbrier; again a rose or blackberry.In the Open
Stanton Davis Kirkham
The sun was behind the cedar and barberry and catbrier banks.
There was privet budding and hawthorn fading, and barberry and catbrier and wild grape, in fresh June coloring.