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black bryony Line breaks: black bry¦ony

Definition of black bryony in English:


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)
Example sentences
  • 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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