prospector

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

prospect +‎ -or

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Noun[edit]

prospector (plural prospectors)

  1. A person who explores or prospects an area in search of mineral deposits, such as gold.
    • 1886 June 9, “Geographical Notes”, in Science, volume VIII, number 179, New York: The Science Company, page 27:
      A large number of prospectors have crossed over the divide to the British head waters of the Yukon, in search of the rich diggings found by a lucky few last year.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

prospector

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of prospectō

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