[kohl-ter] /ˈkoʊl tər/
[murl] /mɜrl/ (Show IPA), 1851–1928, U.S. botanist.
a blade or sharp-edged disc attached to a plough so that it cuts through the soil vertically in advance of the ploughshare Also (esp US) colter
Old English culter, from Latin culter “a knife, iron blade in a plowshare,” from PIE root *(s)kel- “to cut” (see scale (n.1)). As a surname (13c.), probably from Coulter in Lancashire.
(1 Sam. 13:20, 21), an agricultural instrument, elsewhere called “ploughshare” (Isa. 2:4; Micah 4:3; Joel 3:10). It was the facing-piece of a plough, analogous to the modern coulter.
- John curry
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- John davenport
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- John dee
[dee] /di/ noun 1. John, 1527–1608, English mathematician and astrologer. 2. a river in NE Scotland, flowing E into the North Sea at Aberdeen. 90 miles (145 km) long. 3. a river in N Wales and W England, flowing E and N into the Irish Sea. About 70 miles (110 km) long. 4. a male […]
- John deere
[deer] /dɪər/ noun 1. John, 1804–86, U.S. inventor and manufacturer of farm implements.