aerographer's mate


aer·​og·​ra·​pher's mate ˌer-ˈä-grə-fərz- How to pronounce aerographer's mate (audio)
: a navy petty officer specializing in meteorology

Word History


aerographer "warrant officer charged with observing weather," from aerography "meteorology" (from aero- + -graphy) + -er entry 2

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aerographer's mate was in 1947

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Cite this Entry

“Aerographer's mate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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