draegerman

noun
drae·​ger·​man | \ ˈdrāgə(r)mən \
plural draegermen

Definition of draegerman

: one of a crew of miners trained in underground emergency and rescue work

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History and Etymology for draegerman

Alexander B. Dräger †1928 German scientist and inventor of a combined gas mask and oxygen inhalator worn in underground rescue work + English man

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“Draegerman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draegerman. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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