salvor

[ sal-ver ]
/ ˈsæl vər /

noun

a person who salvages or helps to salvage a ship, cargo, etc.

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Origin of salvor

First recorded in 1670–80; salv(age) + -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for salvor

salvor

salver

/ (ˈsælvə) /

noun

a person instrumental in salvaging a vessel or its cargo

Word Origin for salvor

C17: from salvage + -or 1
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