wallower

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wallow +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

wallower (plural wallowers)

  1. Agent noun of wallow; one who wallows.
  2. (dated, engineering) A lantern wheel; a trundle.
    • 1847, Edward Cresy, An Encyclopaedia of Civil Engineering, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical
      At each end of the water-wheel is a vertical shaft with wallowers []