earthmover

[ urth-moo-ver ]
/ ˈɜrθˌmu vər /

noun

a vehicle, as a bulldozer, for pushing or carrying excavated earth from place to place.

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Origin of earthmover

First recorded in 1940–45; earth + mover
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British Dictionary definitions for earthmover

earth mover

noun

a machine, such as a bulldozer, that is used for excavating and moving large quantities of earth
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