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EtymologyEdit

labor +‎ -er

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NounEdit

laborer (plural laborers)

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

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin labōrāre, present active infinitive of labōrō.

VerbEdit

laborer

  1. to work; to labor

ConjugationEdit

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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