waterfinder

[ waw-ter-fahyn-der, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌfaɪn dər, ˈwɒt ər- /

noun

a dowser; water witch.

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Origin of waterfinder

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; water + finder
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