sweetbrier
noun see sweetbriar

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sweetbrier — Sweet bri er, n. (Bot.) A kind of rose ({Rosa rubiginosa}) with minutely glandular and fragrant foliage. The small flowered sweetbrier is {Rosa micrantha}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sweetbrier — or sweetbriar [swēt′brī΄ər] n. EGLANTINE …   English World dictionary

  • sweetbrier — /sweet bruy euhr/, n. a rose, Rosa eglanteria, of Europe and central Asia, having a tall stem, stout, hooked prickles often mixed with bristles, and single, pink flowers. Also, sweetbriar. [1530 40; SWEET + BRIER1] * * * or eglantine Small,… …   Universalium

  • sweetbrier — rūdėtasis erškėtis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Rosa rubiginosa), paplitęs Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rosa rubiginosa angl. eglantine; sweet brier; sweetbrier; true sweet… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sweetbrier — noun A Eurasian rose, Rosa eglanteria, having prickly stems, fragrant leaves, pink flowers and red hips Syn: eglantine …   Wiktionary

  • sweetbrier — n. variety of Eurasian rose that produces bright pink flowers (also sweetbriar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sweetbrier — sweet•bri•er or sweet•bri•ar [[t]ˈswitˌbraɪ ər[/t]] n. pln a Eurasian rose, Rosa eglanteria, having a tall stem with stout, hooked prickles and single, pink flowers Also called eglantine Etymology: 1530–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • sweetbrier — noun Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips • Syn: ↑sweetbriar, ↑brier, ↑briar, ↑eglantine, ↑Rosa eglanteria • Hypernyms: ↑rose, ↑rosebush …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rosa micrantha — Sweetbrier Sweet bri er, n. (Bot.) A kind of rose ({Rosa rubiginosa}) with minutely glandular and fragrant foliage. The small flowered sweetbrier is {Rosa micrantha}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rosa rubiginosa — Sweetbrier Sweet bri er, n. (Bot.) A kind of rose ({Rosa rubiginosa}) with minutely glandular and fragrant foliage. The small flowered sweetbrier is {Rosa micrantha}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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