eorþ-nafela
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
eorþ-nafela
-nafola, -nafala, -nafla, an; m. Earth-navel, asparagus; aspărăgus officinālis Nim eorþnafelan take asparagus, Lchdm. iii. 40, 23. Genim eorþnafolan wyrtruman take roots of asparagus, Herb. 126, 2 ; Lchdm. i. 238, 5. Wyll miclan eorþnafolan boil the great asparagus, Lchdm. iii. 18, 7. Eorþnafala asparagus, iii. 6, 15. Genim eorþnaflan [MS. B. -nafelan] take asparagus, Herb. 97, 1; Lchdm. i. 210, 8.
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