HyperDic: briarroot

English > 1 sense of the word briarroot:
NOUNplantbriarroothard woody root of the briar Erica arborea
English > briarroot: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningHard woody root of the briar Erica arborea.
Part oftree heath, briar, brier, Erica arboreaevergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes
Broaderroot(botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes
Substancesbriarwood, brierwood, brier-woodwood from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea

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