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tare1 / te(ə)r/ • n. 1. a vetch, esp. the common vetch. 2. (tares) (in biblical use) an injurious weed resembling wheat when young (Matt. 13:24–30). tare2 • n. an allowance made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of goods. ∎  the weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or load.

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tare (târ), name sometimes used as a synonym for any vetch, most frequently for the common vetch. The tare of the Scriptures, a weed of grainfields and considered a seed of evil, is thought to have been the unrelated darnel (see rye grass).

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tare2 weight of the wrapping, receptacle, or conveyance containing goods. XV. — F. tare waste in goods, deficiency, tare — medL. tara — Arab. ⃛arḥa what is thrown away, f. ⃛araḥa reject.

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tare1 (seed of) vetch; in versions of the Bible (Matt. 13: 25) rendering L. zīzania, Gr. zīzánia injurious weed among corn, darnel, cockle. XIV. of unkn. orig.

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tare See VICIA.

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