Barrow vs Yarrow - What's the difference?

barrow | yarrow |


As a proper noun barrow

is .

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 .

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barrow

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) berwe, bergh, from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) A mountain.
  • A hill.
  • A mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.
  • (mining) A heap of rubbish, attle, or other such refuse.
  • Synonyms
    * (mound of earth over a grave)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) . More at bear.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small vehicle used to carry a load and pulled or pushed by hand.
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  • , title= 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.
  • Derived terms
    * handbarrow * luggage-barrow * sack barrow * wheelbarrow

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) bearg.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A castrated boar.
  • yarrow

    English

    (wikipedia yarrow)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), (m), from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • any of several pungent Eurasian and North American herbs, of the genus Achillea , used in traditional herbal medicine
  • Synonyms
    * milfoil
    Hyponyms
    * Alps yarrow, * Chinese yarrow, * common yarrow, Achillea millefolium * Egyptian yarrow, * fernleaf yarrow, * Ligurian yarrow, * noble yarrow, * Siberian yarrow,

    Etymology 2

    (Picus viridis) (Picus viridis)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK) The green woodpecker, Picus viridis .
  • Anagrams

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