knitback

noun

Definition of knitback

: a coarse branching hairy comfrey (Symphytum officinale) sometimes cultivated for its white, yellowish, purple, or rose flowers

History and Etymology for knitback

so called from its use to heal broken bones

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“Knitback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knitback. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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