cvb aff. var. of -al, joined to words in which an l precedes the suffix:circular; lunar; singular[/ex]•Etymology: < L -āris; r. ME -er < AF, OF < L -āris II-arcvb aff. var. of -er, often under the influence of a spelling with -ar- in a cognate Latin noun:cellar; collar; poplar; scholar; vicar[/ex]III-araff. var. of -er on the model of -ar, used in the formation of nouns of agency:beggar; liar[/ex]
From formal English to slang. 2014.