noun fos·sor \ˈfäsə(r) also ˈfȯs-\

Definition of fossor



  1. :  a gravedigger in the early church

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Origin and Etymology of fossor

Late Latin, from Latin, digger, from fossus (past participle of fodere to dig) + -or

First Known Use: 1833

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to criticize severely

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