The definition of labor is physical or mental work or effort.(noun)
To labor is defined as to work hard.(verb)
An example of to labor is to carry a heavy load up a hill.
See labor in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr < L, labor, orig., hardship, pain, prob. < base of labi, to slip, totter: see lap
Origin: ME laboren < OFr laborer < L laborare < the n.
Origin: earlier elabour < Fr élaborer: see elaborate
See labor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French labour
Origin: , from Latin labor.
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