knur

knur

[nur]
noun
a knotty or hard protuberance or growth, as on a tree.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English knorre, knor; cognate with Middle Low German, Middle Dutch, Middle High German knorre

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knur, knurr or knar (nɜː)
 
n
a knot or protuberance in a tree trunk or in wood
 
[C16 knor; related to Middle High German knorre knot; compare knar]
 
knurr, knurr or knar
 
n
 
[C16 knor; related to Middle High German knorre knot; compare knar]
 
knar, knurr or knar
 
n
 
[C16 knor; related to Middle High German knorre knot; compare knar]

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