trapper

[ trap-er ]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that traps.

  2. a person whose business is the trapping of animals for their furs.

Origin of trapper

1
First recorded in 1615–25; trap1 + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for trapper

trapper

/ (ˈtræpə) /


noun
  1. a person who traps animals, esp for their furs or skins

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