any one of a few woody, typically prickly dioecious vines for the genus Smilax, having greenish unisexual plants, heart-shaped leaves, and often bluish to black berries. Also called greenbrier, smilax.
a few types of Smilax (Smilax rotundifolia, etc.)
a really prickly woody vine of east U.S. (Smilax rotundifolia) growing in tangled public, having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and tiny greenish blossoms followed by clusters of inedible shiny black colored berries.
A name given in the United States to species of Smilax.
a tremendously prickly woody vine associated with the east united states of america growing in tangled public having difficult round stems with shiny leathery leaves and tiny greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries