from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An implement for extirpating weeds; a weeder or weeding-machine.
- noun An instrument for pruning trees when their branches are beyond easy reach of the hand.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A weeding machine.
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- noun A pruning device mounted on a pole, so as to reach high branches; a weeding machine.
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From averruncate, from Latin āverruncāre to avert, āb off + verruncāre to turn, but interpreted as being āb + ēruncāre to weed out, and spelled accordingly.
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