The comb is the word.
You must be a true vates if you told her some years ago that you'd ask me in 2019My mother (who is a story-teller) told it to me a couple of times, some years ago. It was she who was wondering about the possible meaning of the name and as I couldn't find it in the dictionary I told her I'd ask you.
Sorry for not writing in German but my head is already smoking with Du Cange references and I have neither the courage nor quite the time right now to piece together sentences in a language I'm not proficient in.
I told her that today.
What happened some years ago was her telling me the tale.
Denke ichDas Wort ist cool.
Das ist ein cooles Wort.