Knitback Knit"back`, n. (Bot.) The plant comfrey; -- so called from its use as a restorative. --Dr. Prier.

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  • knitback — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: so called from its use to heal broken bones : a coarse branching hairy comfrey (Symphytum officinale) sometimes cultivated for its white, yellowish, purple, or rose flowers …   Useful english dictionary

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