aerographer's mate

noun
aer·​og·​ra·​pher's mate | \ ˌer-ˈä-grə-fərz- How to pronounce aerographer's mate (audio) \

Definition of aerographer's mate

: a navy petty officer specializing in meteorology

First Known Use of aerographer's mate

1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aerographer's mate

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

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