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Etymology

Contracted from Old English lavender < French lavandière < Late Latin lavandena, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] lavō (I wash).

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Noun

Singular
launder

Plural
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launder ({{{1}}})
  1. (obsolete) A washerwoman.
  2. (mining) A trough used by miners to receive powdered ore from the box where it is beaten, or for carrying water to the stamps, or other apparatus for comminuting (sorting) the ore.

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Verb

Infinitive
to launder

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to launder (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (clothing) To wash; to wash, and to smooth with a flatiron or mangle; to wash and iron.
  2. (obsolete) To lave; to wet.
  3. (money) To disguise the source of ill-gotten wealth by various means.

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