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weaver (n.)

mid-14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), agent noun from weave (v.). The weaver-bird (1826) so called from the ingenuity of its nests.

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Definitions of weaver

weaver (n.)
a craftsman who weaves cloth;
weaver (n.)
finch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests;
Synonyms: weaverbird / weaver finch
From wordnet.princeton.edu