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- n. genus of prickly shrubs and small trees of the Caribbean region; source of a durable hardwood
Sorry, no etymologies found.
_brya_, or catkins attract the bees, as do also the leaves (especially of the black) more tenacious of the meldews than most forest-trees, the oak excepted.