planter

[ plan-ter, plahn- ]
/ ˈplæn tər, ˈplɑn- /

noun

a person who plants.
an implement or machine for planting seeds in the ground.
the owner or manager of a plantation.
History/Historical. a colonist or new settler.
a decorative container, of a variety of sizes and shapes, for growing flowers or ornamental plants.

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Origin of planter

First recorded in 1350–1400, planter is from the Middle English word plaunter. See plant, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for planter

planter
/ (ˈplɑːntə) /

noun

the owner or manager of a plantation
a machine designed for rapid, uniform, and efficient planting of seeds in the ground
a colonizer or settler
a decorative pot or stand for house plants
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