laver

noun (1)
la·ver | \ˈlā-vər \

Definition of laver 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: a large basin used for ceremonial ablutions in the ancient Jewish Tabernacle and Temple worship

laver

noun (2)
la·ver | \ˈlā-vər, ˈlä- \

Definition of laver (Entry 2 of 3)

: any of several common red algae (genus Porphyra) with fronds used especially for stewing or pickling — compare nori

Laver

biographical name
La·ver | \ˈlā-vər \

Definition of Laver (Entry 3 of 3)

Rod(ney George) 1938–     Australian tennis player

First Known Use of laver

Noun (1)

1535, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1611, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for laver

Noun (1)

Middle English lavour, from Anglo-French lavour, lavere, from Medieval Latin lavatorium

Noun (2)

New Latin, from Latin, a water plant

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