Meaning of laver

la•ver

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.

la•ver

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

La•ver

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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