As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
stúfa Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. a stump, n. G. L. i. 85 (the reference see under hnúfa); the name of a poem (by the poet Stúfr), Fms. vi.
- 2. botan. the scabius, scabiosa succisa, Eggert Itin.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᚢᚠᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Itinerarium or Travels of Eggert Ólafsson, 1772.