Meaning of COULTER in English



Pronunciation: ' k ō l-t ə r

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English colter, from Old English culter & Old French coltre, both from Latin culter plowshare; akin to Greek skallein to hoe ― more at SHELL

Date: before 12th century

: a cutting tool (as a knife or sharp disc) that is attached to the beam of a plow, makes a vertical cut in the surface, and permits clean separation and effective covering of the soil and materials being turned under

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