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noun 
  1. (countable) A platform mounted on two shafts, or a more elaborate construction, designed to be carried by two (or more) people to transport one (in luxury models sometimes more) third person(s) or (occasionally in the elaborate version) a cargo, such as a religious idol.
  2. (countable) The offspring of a mammal born in one birth.
  3. (uncountable) material, Material used as bedding for animals.
  4. (uncountable) Collectively, items discarded on the ground.
  5. (uncountable) absorbent, Absorbent material used in an animal's litter tray
  6. (uncountable) Layer of fallen leaves and similar organic matter in a forest floor.
Etymology: From litière, from lit, "bed", from lectus; confer Greek . Had the sense "bed" in very early English, but then came to mean "portable couch", "bedding", "strewn rushes (for animals)", ...


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