mountain man


noun

a man who lives and works in the mountains or wilderness, especially a frontiersman or pioneer, as in the early American West.

Nearby words

  1. mountain holly fern,
  2. mountain laurel,
  3. mountain lion,
  4. mountain magnolia,
  5. mountain mahogany,
  6. mountain maple,
  7. mountain men,
  8. mountain mint,
  9. mountain oyster,
  10. mountain range

Origin of mountain man

First recorded in 1685–95

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