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labor +‎ -er

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Noun edit

laborer (plural laborers)

  1. (American spelling) One who uses body strength instead of intellectual power to earn a wage, usually hourly.

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Old French edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin labōrāre, present active infinitive of labōrō.

Verb edit


  1. to work; to labor

Conjugation edit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. This verb has a stressed present stem labeur distinct from the unstressed stem labor. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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