placer

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

1plac·er

noun \ˈplā-sər\

Definition of PLACER

:  one that places: as
a :  one that deposits or arranges
b :  one of the winners in a competition

First Known Use of PLACER

1579

Rhymes with PLACER

2plac·er

noun, often attributive \ˈpla-sər\

Definition of PLACER

:  an alluvial, marine, or glacial deposit containing particles of valuable mineral and especially of gold <placer gold>

Origin of PLACER

Spanish, from Catalan, submarine plain, from plaza place, from Latin platea broad street — more at place
First Known Use: 1848

Rhymes with PLACER

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