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1. One employed to lay slate surfaces, as on roofs.
2. Chiefly Australia & New Zealand See woodlouse.
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1. (Building) a person trained in laying roof slates
2. (Animals) dialect Austral and NZ a woodlouse. See also sea slater
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Samuel, 1768–1835, U.S. industrialist, born in England.
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|Noun||1.||slater - any of various small terrestrial isopods having a flat elliptical segmented body; found in damp habitats|
isopod - any of various small terrestrial or aquatic crustaceans with seven pairs of legs adapted for crawling
pill bug - small terrestrial isopod with a convex segmented body that can roll up into a ball
sow bug - terrestrial isopod having an oval segmented body (a shape like a sow)
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slater[ˈsleɪtəʳ] N → pizarrero/a m/f
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n → Dachdecker(in) m(f), → Schieferdecker(in) m(f) (rare)
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