laborer

[ ley-ber-er ]
/ ˈleɪ bər ər /

noun

a person engaged in work that requires bodily strength rather than skill or training: a laborer in the field.
any worker.

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Origin of laborer

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at labor, -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM laborer

un·der·la·bor·er, noun
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