wait-a-bit

[ weyt-uh-bit ]
/ ˈweɪt əˌbɪt /

noun

any of various plants bearing thorns or prickly appendages, as the grapple plant or the greenbrier.

Origin of wait-a-bit

1775–85; translation of Afrikaans wag-'n-bietjie < Dutch wacht een beetje
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wait-a-bit


noun

any of various plants having sharp hooked thorns or similar appendages, esp the greenbrier and the grapple plant
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