stone lifter

noun

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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“Stone lifter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stone%20lifter. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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