1. [ noun ] (botany) a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
Synonyms: catbrier horsebrier brier briar Smilax_rotundifolia horse-brier horse_brier bullbrier
Related terms: vine Smilax
Similar spelling:   greenberg