heal-all

[heel-awl]

Origin of heal-all

First recorded in 1570–80
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heal-all

noun
  1. another name for selfheal
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Word Origin and History for heal-all
n.

native word for panacea, 1570s, from heal + all; applied to various plants since 1853.

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