from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, lives.
- n. A resident; a dweller.
- n. One whose course of life has some marked characteristic (expressed by an adjective).
- n. A very large glandular and vascular organ in the visceral cavity of all vertebrates.
- n. The glossy ibis (Ibis falcinellus); -- said to have given its name to the city of Liverpool.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To deliver.
- n. One who lives or has life; one who continues to live.
- n. One who resides; a resident; a dweller: as, a liver in Glasgow.
- n. One who lives in a certain manner, the manner being expressed by an adjective: as, a good or evil liver, a fast liver, a loose liver (that is, a person of good or evil, fast, or loose habits); a good liver, a hearty liver (one addicted to good living or high feeding).
- n. In anatomy, a large gland, secreting bile and performing other important metabolic functions, situated in the upper part of the abdominal cavity on the right side.
- n. Hence The bay or glossy ibis, Falcinellus igneus, which when adult has the plumage chiefly liver-colored or hepatic.
- n. A fabulous bird borne upon the arms of Liverpool, England, traditionally supposed to have given a part of the name of that city. It has been variously identified. See liver, 2.
- n. Temper, or irritation, as a result of a disorder of the liver.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who has a special life style
- n. liver of an animal used as meat
- n. someone who lives in a place
- adj. having a reddish-brown color
- n. large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes
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