laver

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin (see below).

Noun[edit]

laver (countable and uncountable, plural lavers)

  1. A red alga of the genus Porphyra.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French laveoir, from Latin lavatorium. Compare lavatory.

Noun[edit]

laver (plural lavers)

  1. A basin for washing.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.xii:
      Infinit streames continually did well / Out of this fountaine, sweet and faire to see, / The which into an ample lauer fell []
  2. One who laves; a washer.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of J. H. Newman to this entry?)
  3. That which washes or cleanses.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

laver c, n

  1. plural indefinite of lav

Verb[edit]

laver

  1. present tense of lave

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lavāre, present active infinitive of lavō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

laver

  1. to wash

Conjugation[edit]

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French laver, from Latin lavō, lavāre.

Verb[edit]

laver (gerund lav'thie)

  1. to wash

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

laver f (genitive laveris); third declension

  1. a water-plant[1]

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative laver laverēs
genitive laveris laverum
dative laverī laveribus
accusative laverem laverēs
ablative lavere laveribus
vocative laver laverēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0059:entry%3Dlaver

Verb[edit]

laver

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of lavō

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

laver

  1. (transitive) to wash
  2. (reflexive, se laver) to get washed

Descendants[edit]

Conjugation[edit]

  • Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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