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5 definitions found
 for Erica arborea
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  briarroot \briarroot\ n.
     the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea. [Also
     spelled brierroot.]
     [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  briarwood \briarwood\ n.
     wood from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea;
     used to make tobacco pipes.
  
     Syn: brierwood.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brier \Bri"er\, n.
     1. the white heath Erica arborea. --RHUD.
        [PJC]
  
     2. a smoking pipe made of the root of the brier[1].
  
     Note: Brierroot seems to have been used formerly as a term
           meaning root of the Smilax laurifolia and is now
           defined as root of the Erica arborea. Not clear when
           this changed. -- PJC.
           [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  brierwood \bri"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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Erica arborea
      n 1: evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant
           white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody
           roots used to make tobacco pipes [syn: tree heath,
           briar, brier, Erica arborea]

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