waterer

noun
wa·​ter·​er | \ ˈwȯ-tər-ər How to pronounce waterer (audio) , ˈwä- \

Definition of waterer

: one that waters: such as
a : a person who obtains or supplies drinking water
b : a device used for supplying water to livestock and poultry

called also drinker

Examples of waterer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the most literal analogy is the little hollow spike sold as a slow plant waterer. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 5 Oct. 2020 Grounds of the property include a four-stall barn with automatic waterers, a tack room and a nine-car garage. Ebony Day, azcentral, 20 Jan. 2020 An Equestrian dream with 3 stall barn with automatic waterers, 3 stall corrals, full size dressage arena with irrigation, lighting, sand and rubber mulch footing. Pomerado News, 25 July 2019 Special poultry waterers ensure that chickens always have access to fresh water. Denise Foley, Good Housekeeping, 14 Aug. 2018 Special poultry waterers ensure that chickens always have access to fresh water. Denise Foley, Good Housekeeping, 14 Aug. 2018 Special poultry waterers ensure that chickens always have access to fresh water. Denise Foley, Good Housekeeping, 14 Aug. 2018 Special poultry waterers ensure that chickens always have access to fresh water. Denise Foley, Good Housekeeping, 14 Aug. 2018 Special poultry waterers ensure that chickens always have access to fresh water. Denise Foley, Good Housekeeping, 14 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of waterer

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Waterer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waterer. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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