- comphrey, cumfrey
From Middle English cumfiria, from Latin (herba) cōnfirma in Pseudo-Apuleius, also called cōnsolida, cōnserva, cōnferva, from conferveo (“to boil together”); from the use of the plant in tea to aid in healing bones. Doublet of consound and conferva.
- IPA(key): /ˈkʌm.fɹi/
comfrey (countable and uncountable, plural...