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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that weaves: a weaver of fine rugs.
  • n. A weaverbird.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who weaves.
  • n. Any bird in the family Ploceidae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who weaves, or whose occupation is to weave.
  • n. A weaver bird.
  • n. An aquatic beetle of the genus Gyrinus. See Whirling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who weaves; one whose occupation is weaving.
  • n. In ornithology, a weaver-bird.
  • n. In entomology:
  • n. A gyrinid beetle; a whirligig: so called from its intricate circlings and gyrations on the surface of the water. See whirligig, 4, and cut under Gyrinidæ.
  • n. A spinning-spider; a true araneid which weaves a web.
  • n. In ichthyology, same as weever.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. finch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests
  • n. a craftsman who weaves cloth

Etymologies

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weave +‎ -er.

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