[ drey-ger-muh n ]
/ ˈdreɪ gər mən /

noun, plural drae·ger·men. Mining.

a miner, usually a member of a special crew, trained in underground rescue work and other emergency procedures.

Origin of draegerman

1915–20; after Alexander B. Dräger (died 1928), German scientist and inventor of rescue equipment; see man1
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