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BRIARY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does briary mean? 

BRIARY (adjective)
  The adjective BRIARY has 1 sense:

1. having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

  Familiarity information: BRIARY used as an adjective is very rare.


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BRIARY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

Synonyms:

burred; barbellate; briary; briery; bristled; setose; burry; setaceous; spiny; prickly; barbed; bristly; thorny

Context examples:

a horse with a short bristly mane / bristly shrubs / burred fruits / setaceous whiskers

Similar:

armed ((used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns)


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