[ heel-awl ]
/ ˈhilˌɔl /
the selfheal, Prunella vulgaris.
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Origin of heal-all
First recorded in 1570–80
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Examples from the Web for heal-all
From April to July the purple blossoms of the self-heal, or heal-all, may be found in the borders of woods or in open grounds.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons
We have in the present day a popular remedy for cuts and other wounds, sold under the name of Heal-all.
British Dictionary definitions for heal-all
another name for selfheal
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Word Origin and History for heal-all
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