A soldier who is argumentative, esp on fine points, and tends to be a meddler, complainer, and self-server (1940s+ Army)
- Latrine rumor
noun phrase An idle rumor that probably has no basis in fact (WWI Army)
Latrodectus Lat·ro·dec·tus (lāt’rə-děk’təs) n. A genus of small spiders, including the black widow, capable of inflicting highly poisonous, neurotoxic bites.
latrorse (lāt’rôrs’) Relating to anthers that open or split toward the side, toward other anthers, and not toward or away from the central axis around which a flower is arranged.
1. a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek meaning “worship” (idolatry); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (bardolatry). combining form 1. indicating worship of or excessive veneration of: idolatry, Mariolatry word-forming element meaning “worship of,” used as an element in native formations from 19c. (e.g. bardolatry), from Greek -latreia “worship, […]