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colleter

noun col·le·ter \kəˈlētə(r)\

Definition of colleter

plural

-s

  1. :  one of the mucilage-secreting hairs that clothe many plant surfaces especially on various winter buds (as those of the horse chestnut)

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Origin and Etymology of colleter

German kolleter, irregular from Greek kollan to glue, from kolla glue — more at protocol


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colleter

noun col·let·er \ˈkälə̇tə(r)\

Definition of colleter

plural

-s

  1. :  a worker who attaches the inner coil of a watch hairspring to a collet for assembly to the balance wheel

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Origin and Etymology of colleter

collet + -er


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