- a large basin to wash in
- water or any cleansing liquid
- a large basin used for ceremonial washing by priests of the ancient Jewish Temple
Origin of laverMiddle English lavour from Old French laveoir from Classical Latin lavatorium from lavare, to wash: see lave
any of various large, edible, ribbonlike seaweeds
Origin of laverL, water plant
- A large basin used in the ancient Jewish Temple by a priest for ablutions before making a sacrificial offering.
- Archaic A vessel or basin, especially one used for washing.
Origin of laverMiddle English water pitcher from Old French laveoir probably from Late Latin lavātōrium ; see lavatory .
Any of several dried edible seaweeds, especially red algae of the genus Porphyra and green algae of the genus Ulva.
Origin of laverMiddle English a water plant from Old English læfer from Latin
(countable and uncountable, plural lavers)
- A red alga of the genus Porphyra.
From Latin (see below).