dodderer
noun see dodder II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dodderer — dod·der·er …   English syllables

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  • dodder — dodder1 dodderer, n. /dod euhr/, v.i. to shake; tremble; totter. [1610 20; cf. DITHER, TOTTER, TEETER, etc.] dodder2 /dod euhr/, n. a leafless parasitic plant, Cuscuta gronovii, having dense clusters of small, white, bell shaped flowers on orange …   Universalium

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