catbrier

Definitions of catbrier
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n a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries

Synonyms:
Smilax rotundifolia, briar, brier, bullbrier, greenbrier, horse brier, horse-brier
Type of:
vine
a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

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