crop duster

[ krop-duhs-ter ]
/ ˈkrɒp ˌdʌs tər /

noun

a pilot employed in crop-dusting from an airplane: In 1942, he went from being a crop duster in Kansas to being a fighter pilot in the Pacific.
an airplane used in crop-dusting: I made my first solo flight in that old crop duster.

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Origin of crop duster

First recorded in 1935–40

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