[ mahyn-ley-er ]
/ ˈmaɪnˌleɪ ər /
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a naval ship equipped for placing mines in the water.
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British Dictionary definitions for minelayer
/ (ˈmaɪnˌleɪə) /
a warship or aircraft designed for the carrying and laying of mines
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