[ land-muhn, -man ]
/ ˈlænd mən, -ˌmæn /

noun, plural land·men [land-muhn, -men]. /ˈlænd mən, -ˌmɛn/.

a person who bargains with landowners for the mineral rights to their land, as on behalf of an oil company.

Origin of landman

before 1000; Middle English; Old English landmann.See land, man

usage note for landman

See -man. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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