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excavator

noun ex·ca·va·tor \ˈek-skə-ˌvā-tər\

: a person who digs up things that have been buried for a long time

Full Definition of EXCAVATOR

:  one that excavates; especially :  a power-operated shovel

Examples of EXCAVATOR

  1. The excavators found ancient tools at the site.

First Known Use of EXCAVATOR

circa 1815

Rhymes with EXCAVATOR

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excavator

noun ex·ca·va·tor \ˈek-skə-ˌvāt-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXCAVATOR

:  an instrument used to open bodily cavities (as in the teeth) or remove material from them

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