Definition of stone lifter
1 : a device, apparatus, or machine for raising large stones
2 : a large-headed slender-bodied stargazer (Kathetostoma laeve) of shallow seas about Australia and New Zealand where it burrows through sand and mud and under stones by means of its powerful pectoral fins
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