Woollen vs Prunella - What's the difference?

woollen | prunella |


As an adjective woollen

is (british spelling).

As a noun woollen

is (british spelling).

As a proper noun prunella is

.

woollen

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (British spelling)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British spelling)
  • English adjectives ending in -en

    prunella

    Etymology 1

    From the genus name.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any member of the genus Prunella of herbaceous plants, the allheals.
  • Etymology 2

    Perhaps from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (-)
  • (medicine) angina, or angina pectoris
  • (medicine) thrush
  • Derived terms
    * prunella salt

    Etymology 3

    (etyl) prunelle, probably so called from its colour resembling that of prunes.

    Noun

    (-)
  • A smooth woollen stuff, generally black, formerly used for making shoes and clergymen's gowns; a kind of lasting.
  • (Webster 1913)