Definition of black bryony in English:

black bryony

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  • A climbing European hedgerow plant with broad glossy leaves, poisonous red berries, and black tubers.
    • Tamus communis, the only European member of the yam family (Dioscoreaceae)
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    • This is a soothing cream formulated from the fresh root of the wild black bryony to bring relief.
    • Cases of an allergic contact dermatitis from black bryony have been described by the researchers.
    • Wash the black bryony and remove the lower hard part.

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