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  • noun Someone who lives (usually in a specified way).
  • adjective comparative form of live: more live
  • noun anatomy A large organ in the body that stores and metabolizes nutrients, destroys toxins and produces bile. It is responsible for thousands of biochemical reactions.
  • noun countable, uncountable This organ, as taken from animals used as food.
  • noun A dark brown colour, tinted with red and gray, like the colour of liver.
  • adjective Of the colour of liver (dark brown, tinted with red and gray).

Etymologies

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From live +‎ -er.

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live (adjective) + -(e)r.

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Old English lifer, from Proto-Germanic *librō. Cognate with Dutch lever, German Leber, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish lever (the last three from Old Norse lifr).

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