miner

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Etymology[edit]

mine +‎ -er

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Noun[edit]

miner ‎(plural miners)

  1. A person who works in a mine.
    • 2014 April 21, “Subtle effects”, The Economist, volume 411, number 8884: 
      Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.
  2. An operator of ordnance mines and similar explosives.
  3. Any bird of one of four species of Australian endemic honeyeaters in the genus Manorina.
  4. Any bird of one of several species of South American ovenbirds in the genus Geositta.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

miner c

  1. plural indefinite of mine

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mine.

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Verb[edit]

miner

  1. to mine, exploit natural riches
  2. (transitive) To undermine, erode

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

miner

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of minor

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

miner

  1. indefinite plural of min