mariner

[ mar-uh-ner ]
/ ˈmær ə nər /
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noun

a person who directs or assists in the navigation of a ship; sailor.
(initial capital letter)Aerospace. one of a series of U.S. space probes that obtained scientific information while flying by or orbiting around the planets Mars, Mercury, and Venus.

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Origin of mariner

First recorded in 1250–1300 for def. 1; for def. 2 1960–65; Middle English, from Anglo-French; Old French marinier.See marine, -er2

synonym study for mariner

1. See sailor.
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British Dictionary definitions for mariner (1 of 2)

mariner
/ (ˈmærɪnə) /

noun

a formal or literary word for seaman

Word Origin for mariner

C13: from Anglo-French, ultimately from Latin marīnus marine

British Dictionary definitions for mariner (2 of 2)

Mariner
/ (ˈmærɪnə) /

noun

any of a series of US space probes launched between 1962 and 1971 that sent back photographs and information concerning the surface of Mars and Venus and also studied interplanetary matter
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