knur

[ nur ]
/ nɜr /
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noun

a knotty or hard protuberance or growth, as on a tree.

Nearby words

  1. knucklebones,
  2. knucklehead,
  3. knuckly,
  4. knudsen,
  5. knulling,
  6. knurl,
  7. knurl toe,
  8. knurled,
  9. knurling,
  10. knurly

Origin of knur

1350–1400; Middle English knorre, knor; cognate with Middle Low German, Middle Dutch, Middle High German knorre

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British Dictionary definitions for knur

knur

knurr knar

/ (nɜː) /

noun

a knot or protuberance in a tree trunk or in wood

Word Origin for knur

C16 knor; related to Middle High German knorre knot; compare knar

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