prospector

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

prospect +‎ -or

Pronunciation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • prospector in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • prospector in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • prospector in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016