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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips.

Usage examples (30)
  • Eglantine is, according to the encyclopedia, a type of wild rose often called sweetbriar, but it is also often been used as a place or character name in English poetry.
  • Hedged round wi 'the sweetbriar and green willow-tree,
  • There is a pomegranate tree in the yard and a thicket of sweetbriar bushes.
  • I want to plant antique flowers in beds here, separated by sweetbriar hedges, but I wanted to wait and ask you what you particularly like. for more
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