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cluster

[ kluhs-ter ]
/ ˈklʌs tər /
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noun
verb (used with object)
to gather into a cluster or clusters.
to furnish or cover with clusters.
verb (used without object)
to form a cluster or clusters: The people clustered around to watch.
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Origin of cluster

before 900; Middle English; Old English cluster, clyster bunch; cognate with Low German kluster

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British Dictionary definitions for cluster

cluster
/ (ˈklʌstə) /

noun
verb
to gather or be gathered in clusters

Derived forms of cluster

clustered, adjectiveclusteringly, adverbclustery, adjective

Word Origin for cluster

Old English clyster; related to Low German Kluster; see clod, clot
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