See also: Lavant

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain. Possibly from Middle English *lavand, *lavant, lavande, present participle of Middle English laven (to stream, pour out a stream, wash), from Old English lafian (to pour water on, wash, lave, bathe, ladle out), equivalent to lave +‎ -and; or from Old French lavant, present participle of laver (to wash). See lave.

NounEdit

lavant (plural lavants)

  1. (UK dialectal) A shallow or more or less intermittent spring.
  2. (UK dialectal) A violent flow or rush of water.
    How it did rain! It ran down the street in a lavant.

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PronunciationEdit

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ParticipleEdit

lavant

  1. present participle of laver

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VerbEdit

lavant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of lavō