[ kat-brahy-er ]
/ ˈkætˌbraɪ ər /
any prickly vine of the genus Smilax, especially S. rotundifolia, of eastern North America, growing in tangled masses.
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Example sentences from the Web for catbrier
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.
British Dictionary definitions for catbrier
another name for greenbrier
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