agger

noun
ag·​ger | \ ˈa-jər How to pronounce agger (audio) \
plural aggers

Definition of agger

1 : a mound or construction made of soil and stones : earthwork sense 1: such as
a : a fortification made chiefly of earth : rampart
b : a road usually raised and with sloping drainage embankments
2 : an anatomical prominence

First Known Use of agger

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for agger

Middle English, "heap of stones, earthwork," borrowed from Latin — more at exaggerate

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The first known use of agger was in the 14th century

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“Agger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agger. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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agger

noun
ag·​ger | \ ˈaj-ər How to pronounce agger (audio) \

Medical Definition of agger

: an anatomical prominence

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