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allheal

[ awl-heel ]
/ ˈɔlˌhil /
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noun

any of several plants once believed to have extensive curative powers, as the selfheal, Prunella vulgaris.

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Origin of allheal

First recorded in 1590–1600; all + heal
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British Dictionary definitions for allheal

allheal
/ (ˈɔːlˌhiːl) /

noun

any of several plants reputed to have healing powers, such as selfheal and valerian
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