carpenter's square

noun

1
: a usually steel square used by carpenters
2
: either of two plants of the genus Scrophularia:
a
: the common figwort (S. nodosa) of Europe
b
: a related American species (S. marylandica)

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“Carpenter's square.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carpenter%27s%20square. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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