noun Etymology: Middle English knorre; akin to Middle High German knorre burl Date: 14th century a hard excrescence (as on a tree trunk) ; gnarl

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  • Knur — (n[^u]r), n. [See {Knurl}.] A knurl. Woodward. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knur — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mż I, Mc. knurze {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} rozpłodowy samiec świni domowej; reproduktor świń {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • knur — [nʉr] n. [ME knorre < or akin to MDu & MLowG < IE * gner < base * gen > KNOT1] a knot, as on the trunk or branch of a tree …   English World dictionary

  • knur — /nerr/, n. a knotty or hard protuberance or growth, as on a tree. [1350 1400; ME knorre, knor; c. MLG, MD, MHG knorre] * * * …   Universalium

  • knur — noun knurl …   Wiktionary

  • KNUR — Knox Nursery, Inc. (Business » NASDAQ Symbols) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • knur — m IV, DB. a, Ms. knurze; lm M. y «samiec świni domowej hodowany dla celów rozpłodowych» …   Słownik języka polskiego

  • knur — n. protuberance, growth (on a tree) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • KNUR — abbr. KNOX NURSERY INC NASDAQ …   Dictionary of abbreviations

  • knur — [[t]nɜr[/t]] n. bot a knotty growth, as on a tree • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME knorre, knor; c. MLG, MD, MHG knorre …   From formal English to slang

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