HyperDic: briary

English > 1 sense of the word briary:
ADJECTIVEallbriary, barbed, barbellate, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny, thornyhaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
English > briary: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc..
Synonymsbarbed, barbellate, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny, thorny
Broaderarmed(used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns
Spanisherizado, espinoso, punzante
Catalaneriçat, espinós, punxant
Nounsbriara very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough / tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries

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