plainsman

[ pleynz-muh n ]
/ ˈpleɪnz mən /
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noun, plural plains·men.

an inhabitant of the plains.

Origin of plainsman

First recorded in 1795–1805; plain1 + -s3 + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for plainsman

plainsman

/ (ˈpleɪnzmən) /

noun plural -men

a person who lives in a plains region, esp in the Great Plains of North America
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Word Origin and History for plainsman

plainsman


n.

1858, from plains + man (n.).

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