allheal

[ awl-heel ]
/ ˈɔlˌhil /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. alleyway,
  2. allhallowmas,
  3. allhallows,
  4. allhallows eve,
  5. allhallowtide,
  6. alliaceous,
  7. alliance,
  8. alliance for progress,
  9. allied,
  10. allied health

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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