brierwood
brierwood ri"er*wood` n. 1. wood from the hard woody root of the briar {Erica arborea}; it is used to make tobacco pipes. See also 2nd {brier} and {brier root}.

Syn: briarwood. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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