seafarer

[ see-fair-er ]
/ ˈsiˌfɛər ər /

noun

a sailor.
a traveler on the sea.

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Origin of seafarer

1505–15; sea + farer
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British Dictionary definitions for seafarer

seafarer
/ (ˈsiːˌfɛərə) /

noun

a traveller who goes by sea
a less common word for sailor
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