from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who navigates or assists in navigating a ship.
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- n. A sailor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One whose occupation is to assist in navigating ships; a seaman or sailor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A seaman or sailor; one who directs or assists in the navigation of a ship. In law the term also includes a servant on a ship.
- n. A. Tasmanian name for the bronze-colored shell of any one of several species of the marine gastropod Elenchus, especially E. bellulus. Also called warrener, and pearly necklace shell.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a man who serves as a sailor
Middle English, from Old French marinier, from marin, marine; see marine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Anglo-Norman mariner, marinier, from Old French marinier, maronnier, from post-classical Latin marinarius ("sailor"), from marīnus. (Wiktionary)