salver

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English *salvere, from Old English *sealfere ‎(salver, one who anoints), equivalent to salve +‎ -er. Cognate with Dutch zalver ‎(salver), German Salber ‎(salver).

Noun[edit]

salver ‎(plural salvers)

  1. One who salves or cures.
  2. One who pretends to cure; quacksalver.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From salve ‎(to save) +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

salver ‎(plural salvers)

  1. One who salves or saves goods, etc. from destruction or loss.

Etymology 3[edit]

[circa 1660] From French salve ‎(tray used for presenting objects to the king), with ending modified on the model of platter, from Spanish salva ‎(a testing of food or drink to test for poison), from salvar ‎(to save, taste food for one's master), from Latin salvō ‎(save, verb). More at save.

Noun[edit]

salver ‎(plural salvers)

  1. A tray used to display or serve food.
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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

salver c

  1. plural indefinite of salve

Verb[edit]

salver

  1. present tense of salve

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

salver

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of salvō

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

salver

  1. Alternative form of sauver