knar

[nahr]

noun

a knot on a tree or in wood.

Nearby words

  1. knap,
  2. knapping hammer,
  3. knapsack,
  4. knapsack problem,
  5. knapweed,
  6. knarly,
  7. knave,
  8. knavery,
  9. knavish,
  10. knavishly

Origin of knar

1200–50; Middle English knarre; cognate with Dutch knar, Low German knarre

Related formsknarred, knar·ry, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for knar

knar

noun

a variant of knur
Derived Formsknarred or knarry, adjective

Word Origin for knar

C14 knarre rough stone, knot on a tree; related to Low German knarre

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