Meaning of laver


Pronunciation: (lā'vur), [key]
  1. a large basin upon a foot or pedestal in the court of the Hebrew tabernacle and subsequently in the temple, containing water for the ablutions of the priests and for the washing of the sacrifices in the temple service.
  2. the font or water of baptism.
  3. any spiritually cleansing agency.
    1. a basin, bowl, or cistern to wash in.
    2. any bowl or pan for water.


Pronunciation: (lā'vur), [key]
  1. any of several edible seaweeds, esp. of the genus Porphyra.


Pronunciation: (lā'vur), [key]
  1. born 1938, Australian tennis player.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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