noun mar·i·ner \ˈmer-ə-nər, ˈma-rə-\

Definition of MARINER

:  a person who navigates or assists in navigating a ship :  seaman, sailor

Examples of MARINER

  1. <the ancient Phoenicians were outstanding mariners who explored and colonized much of the eastern Mediterranean>

Origin of MARINER

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin marinarius, from marinus
First Known Use: 14th century


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