horseheal

noun
horse·​heal
variants: or horseheel \ ˈ⸗ˌhē(ə)l \

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History and Etymology for horseheal

by folk etymology from Middle English horselne, horshelne, horshelyn, from Old English horselene, horshelene, from hors horse + elene, eolone elecampane, from Medieval Latin elena (campana)

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“Horseheal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horseheal. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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