wallower

wallower

[wol-oh-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that wallows.
2.
(in a windmill) a horizontal gear driven off the brake wheel.

Origin:
1540–50; wallow + -er1

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wallow (ˈwɒləʊ)
 
vb
1.  (esp of certain animals) to roll about in mud, water, etc, for pleasure
2.  to move about with difficulty
3.  to indulge oneself in possessions, emotion, etc: to wallow in self-pity
4.  (of smoke, waves, etc) to billow
 
n
5.  the act or an instance of wallowing
6.  a muddy place or depression where animals wallow
 
[Old English wealwian to roll (in mud); related to Latin volvere to turn, Greek oulos curly, Russian valun round pebble]
 
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