aberuncator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From averruncate, from Latin āverruncāre to avert, āb off + verruncāre to turn, but interpreted as being āb + ēruncāre to weed out, and spelled accordingly.

Noun[edit]

aberuncator (plural aberuncators)

  1. A pruning device mounted on a pole, so as to reach high branches; a weeding machine.