[ nahr ]
/ nɑr /
a knot on a tree or in wood.
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Origin of knar
1200–50; Middle English knarre; cognate with Dutch knar, Low German knarre
OTHER WORDS FROM knarknarred, knar·ry, adjective
Words nearby knar
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British Dictionary definitions for knar
/ (nɑː) /
a variant of knur
Derived forms of knarknarred or knarry, adjective
Word Origin for knar
C14 knarre rough stone, knot on a tree; related to Low German knarre
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