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bryony:

see gourdgourd
, common name for some members of the Cucurbitaceae, a family of plants whose range includes all tropical and subtropical areas and extends into the temperate zones.
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bryony

, briony
any of several herbaceous climbing plants of the cucurbitaceous genus Bryonia, of Europe and N Africa
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