Definition of sweetbrier in English:


(also sweetbriar)

Pronunciation /ˈswētˌbrīər/ /ˈswitˌbraɪər/

Translate sweetbrier into Spanish


  • A Eurasian wild rose with fragrant leaves and flowers.

    Rosa eleganteria, family Rosaceae

    ‘The entrance to the inn was adorned with sweetbriars and hawthorn hedges.’
    • ‘Recently it has commissioned a survey and also organised the planting of 35 new trees (oak, beech, ash, chestnut and field maple, hawthorn, sweetbriars) to replace decaying forest trees.’