plural -s
: helmsman
teach him the trade of a timoneerW. S. Gilbert

Word History


French timonier, from Middle French, from timon tiller, helm (from—assumed—Vulgar Latin timon-, timo, alteration of Latin temon-, temo shaft of a wagon, beam of a plow, pole) + -ier -ary

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“Timoneer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/timoneer. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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