1. Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips

Similar word(s): brier, eglantine, sweetbriar, sweetbrier

Definition categories: plant, rose, rosebush

2. 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

Similar word(s): brier, bullbrier, catbrier, greenbrier

Definition categories: plant, vine

3. evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes

Similar word(s): brier

Definition categories: plant, erica

4. a pipe made from the root (briarroot) of the tree heath

Definition categories: man–made, pipe