laver

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1la·ver

noun \ˈlā-vər\

Definition of LAVER

:  a large basin used for ceremonial ablutions in the ancient Jewish Tabernacle and Temple worship

Origin of LAVER

Middle English lavour, from Anglo-French lavour, lavere, from Medieval Latin lavatorium
First Known Use: 1535

2la·ver

noun \ˈlā-vər, ˈlä-\

Definition of LAVER

:  any of several common red algae (genus Porphyra) with fronds used especially for stewing or pickling — compare nori

Origin of LAVER

New Latin, from Latin, a water plant
First Known Use: 1611

La·ver

biographical name \ˈlā-vər\

Definition of LAVER

Rod(ney George) 1938– Austral. tennis player

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