Tares



noun
1.
any of various vetches, especially Vicia sativa.
2.
the seed of a vetch.
3.
Bible. a noxious weed, probably the darnel.
noun
1.
the weight of the wrapping, receptacle, or conveyance containing goods.
2.
a deduction from the gross weight to allow for this.
3.
the weight of a vehicle without cargo, passengers, etc.
4.
a counterweight used in chemical analysis to balance the weight of a container.
5.
a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter T.
verb (used with object), tared, taring.
6.
to ascertain, note, or allow for the tare of.
verb, Archaic.
1.
simple past tense and past participle of tear2 .
noun
1.
any of various vetch plants, such as Vicia hirsuta (hairy tare) of Eurasia and N Africa
2.
the seed of any of these plants
3.
(Bible) a troublesome weed, thought to be the darnel
noun
1.
the weight of the wrapping or container in which goods are packed
2.
a deduction from gross weight to compensate for this
3.
the weight of a vehicle without its cargo, passengers, etc
4.
an empty container used as a counterbalance in determining net weight
verb
5.
(transitive) to weigh (a package, etc) in order to calculate the amount of tare

the bearded darnel, mentioned only in Matt. 13:25-30. It is the Lolium temulentum, a species of rye-grass, the seeds of which are a strong soporific poison. It bears the closest resemblance to wheat till the ear appears, and only then the difference is discovered. It grows plentifully in Syria and Palestine.

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