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Webster 1913 Edition


Pacifier

Pac′i-fiˊer

,
Noun.
1.
One who or that which pacifies.
To
pacify
and settle those countries.
Bacon.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pacifier

PACIFIER

,
Noun.
One who pacifies.

Definition 2021


pacifier

pacifier

English

baby pacifier

Noun

pacifier (plural pacifiers)

  1. Someone or something that pacifies. [from 16th c.]
  2. (Canada, US) A rubber or plastic device imitating a nipple that goes into a baby’s mouth, used to calm and quiet the baby. [from 20th c.]

Synonyms

(baby device):

Translations


French

Etymology

From Latin pācificō, pācificāre, from pāx (peace).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pa.si.fje/

Verb

pacifier

  1. to pacify

Conjugation