rainer

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See also: Rainer

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rain +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

rainer (plural rainers)

  1. (rare) That which rains, or dispenses something in a shower.
    • (Can we date this quote by unknown translator and provide title, author's full name, and other details?), The Vedas
      Indra, Brhaspati, rainers of treasure, rejoicing at this sacrifice drink the Soma.
    • 1974, Arthur Chapman Barnes, The Sugar Cane (page 190)
      Pressure volume relationships determine the quantity of water discharged from rainers of different sizes of nozzle in a given time over the area of the wetted circles []

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rainure +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rainer

  1. (transitive) to groove (make a groove in)

Conjugation[edit]

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

rainer

  1. Alternative form of reignier

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.