Definition of Gnawer

1. Noun. Relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing.




Definition of Gnawer

1. n. One who, or that which, gnaws.

Definition of Gnawer

1. Noun. rodent or other similar type of animal that gnaws ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gnawer

1. one that gnaws [n -S] - See also: gnaws

Medical Definition of Gnawer

1. 1. One who, or that which, gnaws. 2. A rodent. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gnawer

gnatlike
gnatling
gnatlings
gnats
gnattier
gnattiest
gnatty
gnatworm
gnatworms
gnaw at
gnaw someone's vitals
gnawable
gnawed
gnawer (current term)
gnawers
gnawing
gnawing animal
gnawing mammal
gnawingly
gnawings
gnawn
gnaws
gneiss
gneisses
gneissic
gneissoid
gneissoids
gneissose

Literary usage of Gnawer

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1. Pahlavi Texts by Edward William West (1882)
"As regards the shrinking away of those who are sinners, the nearer way to a remedy is the gnawer away from men1; the fat becomes separate from the bone, ..."

2. Pahlavi Texts: Part I and II by Edward William West (1901)
"As regards the shrinking away of those who are sinners, the nearer way to a remedy is the gnawer away from men1 ; the fat becomes separate from the bone, ..."

3. On Animal and Vegetable Parasites of the Human Body: A Manual of Their by Friedrich Küchenmeister (1857)
"This would correspond with the Arabic participle (nomen agentis), and would have to be rendered the gnawer or the gnawing one. The question is now, ..."

4. Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg (1854)
"It never occurs, indeed, in prose ; and this can be the less accidental, as Qf3, the gnawer is also never found in prose writings, and ^iDH only once, ..."

5. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"... a gnawer, lover of dainties ; also a sea-fish wiih sharp teeth. ... As the sense is 'gnawer' or 'nibbler,' it was easily applied to fish of various ..."

6. Prospectus of a Dictionary of the Language of the Aire Coti, Or, Ancient by Charles Vallancey (1802)
"... the biter with the claws — Miol mor, the great biter, a whale — Miol crion, a moth, the gnawer of dry things — Miol gaile, a belly worm, the gnawer of ..."

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