Definition of knar in English:

knar

(also knur)

noun

archaic
  • A knot or protuberance on a tree trunk or root.

    • ‘Together with the trunk's slits, twists, folds, convolutions, and knars these patches sometimes resemble human faces.’
    nodule, gnarl, knurl, node, lump, knob, swelling, growth, gall, protuberance, bump
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Origin

Middle English knarre (denoting a rugged rock or stone); related to Middle Low German knarre ‘knobbly protuberance’; compare with knur.

Pronunciation

knar

/nɑː/