slater

noun

slat·​er ˈslā-tər How to pronounce slater (audio)
1
: one that slates
2
[slate entry 1; from its color]
b
: any of various marine isopods

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of slater was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Slater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slater. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Biographical Definition

Slater

biographical name

Sla·​ter
ˈslā-tər
Samuel 1768–1835 American (English-born) industrialist
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