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1. briar

noun. ['ˈbraɪɝ'] Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips.

Synonyms

  • sweetbrier
  • eglantine
  • sweetbriar
  • Rosa eglanteria
  • brier
  • rose

Etymology

  • bruyère (French)
  • brær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Briar

  • transpire
  • yzaguirre
  • mcbryar
  • dubilier
  • conspire
  • supplier
  • require
  • misfire
  • mctier
  • enquire
  • doubtfire
  • ceasefire
  • cease-fire
  • squier
  • rewire
  • retire
  • odwyer
  • mcguyer
  • entire
  • desire
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  • trier
  • swier
  • styer
  • stier
  • steier
  • spier
  • speier
  • schwier
  • schryer

How do you pronounce briar?

Pronounce briar as braɪər.

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Example sentences of the word briar


1. Noun, singular or mass
Draw a template of a pipe on the briar block with a pencil.

Quotes containing the word briar


1. I have come from the End of the World. From the River of Dreams, through the gauntlet and the Briar and the Deep Wyld, in order to stand before you today. I have but one request—to take my place at your side. To resume my duty as your knight, and to protect you and your kingdom for as long as I draw breath.
- Julie Kagawa, The Iron Knight

2. briar

noun. ['ˈbraɪɝ'] 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

  • catbrier
  • greenbrier
  • Smilax rotundifolia
  • brier
  • vine
  • Smilax
  • genus Smilax
  • horse brier
  • bullbrier

Etymology

  • bruyère (French)
  • brær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. briar

noun. ['ˈbraɪɝ'] a pipe made from the root (briarroot) of the tree heath.

Synonyms

  • tobacco pipe
  • briar pipe

Antonyms

  • achromatic

Etymology

  • bruyère (French)
  • brær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. briar

noun. ['ˈbraɪɝ'] evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes.

Synonyms

  • tree heath
  • brier
  • true heath
  • erica
  • briarroot

Etymology

  • bruyère (French)
  • brær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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