root•erPronunciation: (rOO'tur, root'ur), [key]
a person, animal, or thing that roots, as with the snout.
2. South Midland and Southern U.S.
a pig's snout.
See black buffalo.
root•erPronunciation: (rOO'tur or, sometimes, root'ur), [key]
a person who roots for, supports, or encourages a team or contestant.
a loyal and enthusiastic helper, follower, or supporter.
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