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1. briony, bryony

a vine of the genus Bryonia having large leaves and small flowers and yielding acrid juice with emetic and purgative properties

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noun plural -nies
any of several herbaceous climbing plants of the cucurbitaceous genus Bryonia, of Europe and N Africa
See also black bryony, white bryony

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nounWord forms: plural ˈbryonies
any of a genus (Bryonia) of perennial vines of the gourd family with large fleshy roots and greenish flowers

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n. pl. bry·o·nies
1. Any of various Eurasian tendril-bearing vines of the genus Bryonia, having red or black berries and tuberous roots formerly used as medicine.
2. The black bryony.

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