laver
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈlɑːvə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈlɑvɚ/, /ˈleɪvɚ/
Noun

laver

  1. A red alga/seaweed, Porphyra umbilicalis (syn. Porphyra laciniata), eaten as a vegetable.
  2. Other seaweeds similar in appearance or use, especially:
    1. Porphyra vulgaris
Translations
  • German: Nabel-Purpurtang, Purpurtang, Hauttang, Nabel-Hauttang
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈleɪvə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈleɪvɚ/
Noun

laver (plural lavers)

  1. One who laves: a washer.
  2. Where one laves, a washroom, particularly a lavatorium, the washing area in a monastery.
  3. That which laves, particularly a washbasin.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Qveene. […], London: Printed [by John Wolfe] for VVilliam Ponsonbie, OCLC 960102938 ↗, book II, canto XII:
      Infinit streames continually did well / Out of this fountaine, sweet and faire to see, / The which into an ample lauer fell {{...}
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