Averruncator

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Averruncator An instrument for pruning trees, having two blades, or a blade and a hook, fixed on a long rod and operated by a string or wire; a tree pruner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n averruncator See aberuncator.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Averruncator an instrument for cutting off branches of trees
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. averrunc─üre, to avert.