First Known Use of placer
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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Spanish Central: Translation of "placer"
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