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tanner

noun tan·ner \ ˈta-nər \

Definition of tanner

1 :one that tans hides
2 :one who acquires or seeks to acquire a suntan

First Known Use of tanner

before 12th century


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tanner

noun

Definition of tanner

British

Origin and Etymology of tanner

origin unknown


TANNER Defined for Kids

tanner

noun tan·ner \ ˈta-nər \

Definition of tanner for Students

:a person who tans hides into leather


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