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lister

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noun list·er \ˈlis-tər\

Definition of lister

  1. :  one that lists or catalogs



1682

First Known Use of lister

1682


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lister

noun list·er

Definition of lister

  1. :  a double-moldboard plow often equipped with a subsoiling attachment and used mainly where rainfall is limited



Origin of lister

5list


First Known Use: 1887


Lister

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biographical name Lis·ter \ˈlis-tər\

Definition of Lister

  1. Joseph 1827–1912 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis Eng. surgeon




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