fieldman

noun

field·​man
ˈfē(ə)l(d)mən,
-ˌman,
-ˌmaa(ə)n
plural fieldmen
: one that works in the field: such as
a
: a traveling representative of a business organization (as a man who negotiates with farmers for the raising of crops under contract for a food-processing company)
b
: an investigator or advisor who works outdoors or away from the center of administration or activity (as a man who conducts educational programs for milk producers in an assigned territory)

Word History

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fieldman was in 1866

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“Fieldman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fieldman. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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