[[t]ˈɑr bər[/t]] n.
1) bot a leafy, shady recess formed by tree branches, shrubs, etc
2) a latticework bower intertwined with vines
Etymology: 1350–1400; ME (h)erber < AF, OF (h)erbier herbarium ar′bored, adj. II
[[t]ˈɑr bər[/t]] n.
a) a bar, shaft, or axis that holds, turns, or supports a rotating cutting tool or grinding wheel
b) a beam, shaft, axle, or spindle
Etymology: 1650–60; < F, OF < Larborwooden beam, tree

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