Definition of sweet briar in English:

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sweet briar

noun

1A Eurasian wild rose with fragrant leaves and flowers.
  • Rosa rubiginosa, family Rosaceae.
Example sentences
  • The entrance to the inn was adorned with sweetbriars and hawthorn hedges.
  • Recently it has commissioned a survey and also organised the planting of 35 new trees (oak, beech, ash, chestnut and field maple, hawthorn, sweetbriars) to replace decaying forest trees.
2West Indian A spiny acacia with fragrant yellow flowers.

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