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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several woody, usually prickly dioecious vines of the genus Smilax, having greenish unisexual flowers, heart-shaped leaves, and usually bluish to black berries.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name given in the United States to species of Smilax.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of eastern U.S. (Smilax rotundifolia) growing in tangled masses, having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries

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