Barrow vs Yarrow - What's the difference?
As a proper noun barrow
As a noun yarrow is
any of several pungent eurasian and north american herbs, of the genus achillea
, used in traditional herbal medicine or yarrow
can be (uk) the green woodpecker, picus viridis
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) berwe, bergh, from (etyl) .
(obsolete) A mountain.
A mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.
(mining) A heap of rubbish, attle, or other such refuse.
* (mound of earth over a grave)
From (etyl) . More at bear.
A small vehicle used to carry a load and pulled or pushed by hand.
* , chapter=7
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=The turmoil went on—no rest, no peace. […] It was nearly eleven o'clock now, and he strolled out again. In the little fair created by the costers' barrows
the evening only seemed beginning; and the naphtha flares made one's eyes ache, the men's voices grated harshly, and the girls' faces saddened one.}}
(saltworks) A wicker case in which salt is put to drain.
* sack barrow
From (etyl) bearg.
From (etyl) (m), (m), from (etyl) .
any of several pungent Eurasian and North American herbs, of the genus Achillea , used in traditional herbal medicine
* Alps yarrow,
* Chinese yarrow,
* common yarrow, Achillea millefolium
* Egyptian yarrow,
* fernleaf yarrow,
* Ligurian yarrow,
* noble yarrow,
* Siberian yarrow,
(UK) The green woodpecker, Picus viridis .