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Main Entry: 1count·er
Pronunciation: primarystresskaudotnt-schwar
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English countour "something used in counting," from early French countour (same meaning), from Latin computatorium "a place for counting or keeping accounts," from earlier computare "to count, compute" --related to 1COUNT, COMPUTE
1 : a piece (as of metal or plastic) used in counting or in games
2 : a level surface (as a table) over which business is done or food is served or on which goods are displayed

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