Caver vs Laver - What's the difference?

caver | laver |


As nouns the difference between caver and laver

is that caver is (colloquial) a person who explores caves; a spelunker while laver is a red alga of the genus porphyra or laver can be a basin for washing.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

caver

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (colloquial) A person who explores caves; a spelunker.
  • (mining, obsolete) One who works the tailings of a mine to extract small pieces of marketable ore.
  • Anagrams

    * * ----

    laver

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (see below).

    Noun

  • A red alga of the genus Porphyra .
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) laveoir, from (etyl) lavatorium. Compare (lavatory).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A basin for washing.
  • * , II.xii:
  • Infinit streames continually did well / Out of this fountaine, sweet and faire to see, / The which into an ample lauer fell
  • One who laves; a washer.
  • That which washes or cleanses.
  • Anagrams

    * * * ----