frogman

[ frog-man, -muhn, frawg- ]
/ ˈfrɒgˌmæn, -mən, ˈfrɔg- /

noun, plural frog·men [frog-men, -muhn]. /ˈfrɒgˌmɛn, -mən/.

a swimmer specially equipped with air tanks, wet suit, diving mask, etc., for underwater demolition, salvage, military operations, scientific exploration, etc.

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Origin of frogman

First recorded in 1940–45; frog1 + man
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British Dictionary definitions for frogman

frogman
/ (ˈfrɒɡmən) /

noun plural -men

a swimmer equipped with a rubber suit, flippers, and breathing equipment for working underwater
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