comfrey

EnglishEdit

A comfrey plant

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin cumfiria; this was possibly from earlier Latin conferva, an aquatic herb mentioned in Pliny.

NounEdit

comfrey (countable and uncountable, plural comfreys)

  1. Any of several species of perennial herbs of the genus Symphytum, often specifically Symphytum officinale.

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Last modified on 30 December 2013, at 22:42