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Pronunciation of Beaver: Learn how to pronounce Beaver in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word beaver:

noun (plural same or beavers)
1a large semiaquatic broad-tailed rodent native to North America and northern Eurasia. It is noted for its habit of gnawing through trees to fell them in order to make dams.
Family Castoridae and genus Castor: the North American C. canadensis and the Eurasian C. fiber
[mass noun] the soft light brown fur of the beaver:
long coats trimmed with light beaver
(also beaver hat) chiefly historical a hat made of felted beaver fur.
(also beaver cloth) [mass noun] a heavy woollen cloth resembling felted beaver fur.
a very hard-working person:
Hopkins was a regular beaver where gardening was concerned
2 (Beaver) a boy aged about 6 or 7 who is an affiliated member of the Scout Association.
verb
[no object] (usually beaver away) informal
work hard:
Bridget beavered away to keep things running smoothly
Origin:

Old English beofor, befor, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bever and German Biber, from an Indo-European root meaning ‘brown’