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rover

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noun ro·ver \ˈrō-vər\

Definition of rover

  1. :  pirate

Origin and Etymology of rover

Middle English, from Middle Dutch, from roven to rob; akin to Old English rēafian to reave — more at reave


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rover

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noun rov·er \ˈrō-vər\

Definition of rover

  1. 1 :  a random or long-distance mark in archery —usually used in plural

  2. 2 :  wanderer, roamer

  3. 3 :  a player who is not assigned to a specific position on a team and who plays wherever needed

  4. 4 :  a vehicle for exploring the surface of an extraterrestrial body (such as the moon or Mars)

First Known Use of rover

circa 1525



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