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Ros Indicus
Rosa alpina
Rosa banksia
Rosa canina
Rosa centifolia
Rosa chinensis
Rosa damascena
Rosa eglanteria
Rosa Indica
Rosa laevigata
Rosa Melba Ponselle
Rosa micrantha
Rosa moschata
Rosa multiflora
Rosa odorata
Rosa Parks
Rosa pendulina
Rosa Ponselle
Rosa rubiginosa
Rosa spithamaea
Rosa wichuraiana
Rosa, Monte
Rosa, Salvator

Rosa Eglantina definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Brier Bri"er, Briar Bri"ar, n. [OE. brere, brer, AS. br[=e]r, br[ae]r; cf. Ir. briar prickle, thorn, brier, pin, Gael. preas bush, brier, W. prys, prysg.] 1. A plant with a slender woody stem bearing stout prickles; especially, species of Rosa, Rubus, and Smilax. 2. Fig.: Anything sharp or unpleasant to the feelings. The thorns and briers of reproof. --Cowper. Brier root, the root of the southern Smilax laurifolia and S. Walteri; -- used for tobacco pipes. Cat brier, Green brier, several species of Smilax (S. rotundifolia, etc.) Sweet brier (Rosa rubiginosa). See Sweetbrier. Yellow brier, the Rosa Eglantina.


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