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whaler

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noun whal·er \ˈhwā-lər, ˈwā-\

Simple Definition of whaler

  • : a person who hunts for whales

  • : a ship that is used for hunting whales

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of whaler

  1. 1 :  a person or ship engaged in whale fishing

  2. 2 :  whaleboat 2

1684

First Known Use of whaler

1684


WHALER Defined for Kids

whaler

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noun whal·er \ˈhwā-lər, ˈwā-\

Definition of whaler for Students

  1. :  a person or ship that hunts whales




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