consound

Consound

Con"sound\ (-sound), n. [Corrupted fr. F. consoude, fr L. consolida comfrey (so called because supposed to have healing power); con- + solidus solid, consolidare to make solid. Cf. Comfrey, Consolidate.] (Bot.) A name applied loosely to several plants of different genera, esp. the comfrey.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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