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draegerman

[ drey-ger-muhn ]
/ ˈdreɪ gər mən /
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noun, plural drae·ger·men.Mining.
a miner, usually a member of a special crew, trained in underground rescue work and other emergency procedures.
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Origin of draegerman

1915–20; after Alexander B. Dräger (died 1928), German scientist and inventor of rescue equipment; see man
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