Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: laver  ley-vu(r)
  1. (Old Testament) large basin used by a priest in an ancient Jewish temple to perform ritual ablutions
  2. Edible red seaweeds
    - red laver
  3. Seaweed with edible translucent crinkly green fronds
    - sea lettuce
Noun: Laver
  1. Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)
    - Rod Laver, Rodney George Laver

Derived forms: lavers

Type of: basin, chlorophyte, green algae, red algae, tennis player

Part of: genus Porphyra, genus Ulva, Porphyra, Ulva

Encyclopedia: Laver, Richard