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Definition: Scleria scindens
(r[=a]"z[~e]r), n. [OE. rasour, OF. rasur, LL.
rasor: cf. F. rasoir, LL. rasorium. See Raze
, v. t.,
, v. t.]
1. A keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the
hair from the face or the head; also called a straight razor
. “Take thee a barber's razor.”
--Ezek. v. 1.
2. a device used for shaving, having a replaceable blade with
a very sharp edge; also called safety razor
. Also a
similar device, made of plastic, in which the blade is
neither replaceable nor can be sharpened, intended to be
discarded after the blade dulls -- called a disposable razor
3. (Zo["o]l.) A tusk of a wild boar.
(a) A small Mediterranean fish (Coryph[ae]na novacula
prized for the table.
(b) The razor shell.
(Bot.), a West Indian plant (Scleria scindens
), the triangular stem and the leaves of which
are edged with minute sharp teeth.
(Zo["o]l.), the European goat-sucker.
(Zo["o]l.), any marine bivalve shell belonging
and allied genera, especially Solen ensis
), and Solen Americana
, which have a
long, narrow, somewhat curved shell, resembling a razor
handle in shape. Called also razor clam
, razor fish
. Same as Novaculite
, or razor strop
, a strap or strop used in