backfiller

noun
back·​fill·​er
plural -s

Definition of backfiller

1 : a machine for backfilling
2 : a worker who moves backfilling material

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First Known Use of backfiller

1916, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for backfiller

backfill entry 1 + -er

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“Backfiller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backfiller. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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