slaver

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English slaveren, of Scandinavian origin, akin to or derived from Old Norse slafra (to slaver), probably imitative. Cognate with slabber.

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slaver (third-person singular simple present slavers, present participle slavering, simple past and past participle slavered)

  1. (intransitive) To drool saliva from the mouth; to slobber.
  2. (intransitive) To fawn.
  3. (transitive) To smear with saliva issuing from the mouth.
  4. To be besmeared with saliva.
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Noun[edit]

slaver (uncountable)

  1. Saliva running from the mouth; drool.

Etymology 2[edit]

From slave (enslave, traffic in slaves) +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

slaver (plural slavers)

  1. A person engaged in the slave trade.
  2. A white slaver, who sells prostitutes into illegal 'sex slavery'.
  3. (nautical) A ship used to transport slaves.
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References[edit]

  • slaver” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.
  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Via Medieval Latin Sclavus and Byzantine Greek Σκλάβος (Sklábos) from Proto-Slavic *slověninъ. Compare also English Slav and German Slawe. The Medieval Latin word was also used for “slave” (cf. Danish slave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈslæˀʋɐ], [ˈslæwˀɐ]

Noun[edit]

slaver c

  1. Slav

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈslæːʋɐ], [ˈslæːwɐ]

Noun[edit]

slaver c

  1. indefinite plural of slave

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈslæːʋɐ], [ˈslæːwɐ]

Verb[edit]

slaver

  1. present of slave

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

slaver m

  1. indefinite plural of slave

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

slaver

  1. indefinite plural of slav

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