noun lump·er \ˈləm-pər\

Definition of LUMPER

:  a laborer who handles freight or cargo
:  one who classifies organisms into large often variable taxonomic groups based on major characters — compare splitter

First Known Use of LUMPER

circa 1785

Rhymes with LUMPER


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a noisy boisterous band or parade
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