salvor

[sal-ver]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. salver,
  2. salverform,
  3. salvia,
  4. salvific,
  5. salvo,
  6. salwar kameez,
  7. salween,
  8. salyut,
  9. salzburg,
  10. salzgitter

Origin of salvor

First recorded in 1670–80; salv(age) + -or2

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British Dictionary definitions for salvor

salvor

salver

noun

a person instrumental in salvaging a vessel or its cargo

Word Origin for salvor

C17: from salvage + -or 1

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