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mariner

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noun mar·i·ner \ˈmer-ə-nər, ˈma-rə-\

Definition of mariner

  1. :  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


MARINER Defined for Kids

mariner

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noun mar·i·ner \ˈmer-ə-nər\

Definition of mariner

  1. :  seaman 1, sailor





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