colter

or coul·ter

[ kohl-ter ]
/ ˈkoʊl tər /

noun

a sharp blade or wheel attached to the beam of a plow, used to cut the ground in advance of the plowshare.

Nearby words

  1. colpoxerosis,
  2. colt,
  3. colt distemper,
  4. colt, samuel,
  5. coltan,
  6. coltish,
  7. coltishly,
  8. colton,
  9. coltrane,
  10. coltrane, john

Origin of colter

1300–50; Middle English, Old English culter < Latin: knife, plowshare

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British Dictionary definitions for colter

colter

/ (ˈkəʊltə) /

noun

a variant spelling (esp US) of coulter
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