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bry·o·ny / ˈbrīənē/ • n. (pl. -ies) 1. (also white bryony) a climbing Eurasian plant (Bryonia dioica) of the gourd family, with greenish-white flowers and red berries. 2. (also black bryony) a climbing European plant (Tamus communis) of the yam family, with broad glossy leaves, poisonous red berries, and black tubers.

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bryony climbing plant of genus Bryonia. XVI. — L. bryōnia — Gr. bruōníā. Earlier †brione (XIV) — OF. brione.

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