Plural: lavers
Alternatives: lavor / pl∙ lavors

A wide portable bowl used e.g. as a wash basin; washtub; lavor.


—To the living room, my dears. You know the way.— the busy grandmother voiced from behind a deep, raised-edged sifter. A cube of butter was melting on the stove, and a bowl full of potatoes cooked in skins, still scalding hot, was steaming on the table. —Or... After all, I have to walk through there too, to pick up the laver. Come, come... (Source: J∙ Okram - The Mystery of the Rammed Key.)

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Julion Okram's Word Explainer is a concise dictionary of uncommon, less standard and expert words appearing in mystery thrillers and science fiction adventures. It contains little-known or fictional geographical names, scientific terms, slang, professional jargons, archaisms, dialects, neologisms, composite expressions, etc⋅. Find word definitions, alternative meanings, occasional notes about etymology and stems, and story-related contextual remarks. The entire vocabulary is searchable online. Readers wishing to go offline or have a printed reference at hand can download this full glossary as a wordbook in PDF format.