What does excelsior mean?

Definitions for excelsiorɪkˈsɛl si ər, ɛk-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excelsior, wood shavings(noun)

    thin curly wood shavings used for packing or stuffing


  1. excelsior(Noun)

    An originally trademarked name for stuffing material (as for furniture and mattresses) made of slender, curled wood shavings, as a substitute for hair.

  2. excelsior(Adjective)

    Loftier, yet higher; ever upward

  3. Origin: From excelsior, comparative of excelsus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excelsior(verb)

    more lofty; still higher; ever upward

  2. Excelsior(noun)

    a kind of stuffing for upholstered furniture, mattresses, etc., in which curled shreds of wood are substituted for curled hair

  3. Origin: [L., compar. of excelsus elevated, lofty, p. p. of excellere. See Excel, v. t.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excelsior in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excelsior in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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