Other Word Forms of Comfrey
Origin of Comfrey
Middle English comferi from Old French cumfirie from Vulgar Latin cōnfervia from Latin cōnferva from cōnfervēre to boil together com- com- fervēre to boil fervent
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Medieval Latin cumfiria; this was possibly from earlier Latin conferva, an aquatic herb mentioned in Pliny.
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