noun \ˈspre-dər\

: a person or thing that spreads something

Full Definition of SPREADER

:  one that spreads: as
a :  an implement for scattering material
b :  a small knife used especially for spreading butter
c :  a device (as a bar) holding two linear elements (as lines, guys, rails) apart and usually taut

Examples of SPREADER

  1. Mosquito are spreaders of disease.

First Known Use of SPREADER

15th century


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