cumfrey

noun
perennial herbs of Europe and Iran; make rapidly growing groundcover for shaded areas
Syn: ↑comfrey
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Symphytum, ↑genus Symphytum

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variant of comfrey

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Cumfrey — Cum frey (k?m fr?), n. (Bot.) See {Comfrey}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boneset — noun 1. European herb having small white, pink or purple flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America • Syn: ↑common comfrey, ↑Symphytum officinale • Hypernyms: ↑comfrey, ↑cumfrey • Part Meronyms: ↑comfrey, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • common comfrey — noun European herb having small white, pink or purple flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America • Syn: ↑boneset, ↑Symphytum officinale • Hypernyms: ↑comfrey, ↑cumfrey • Part Meronyms: ↑comfrey, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Symphytum — noun comfrey • Syn: ↑Symphytum • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Boraginaceae, ↑family Boraginaceae, ↑borage family • …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Symphytum — noun comfrey • Syn: ↑genus Symphytum • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Boraginaceae, ↑family Boraginaceae, ↑borage family • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Symphytum officinale — noun European herb having small white, pink or purple flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America • Syn: ↑common comfrey, ↑boneset • Hypernyms: ↑comfrey, ↑cumfrey • Part Meronyms: ↑comfrey, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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