wa·ter·er | \ˈwȯ-tər-ər, 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

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Balancing the spring artist with the summer waterer is the plight of most of us who toil in our gardens each year. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, "Why your 'great garden intentions' should center around succulents," 11 May 2018 Special poultry waterers ensure that chickens always have access to fresh water. Denise Foley, Good Housekeeping, "Everything You Need To Know About Raising Backyard Chickens," 14 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of waterer

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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