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See also: Thresher
- Rhymes: -ɛʃə(r)
thresher (plural threshers)
- (agriculture) Anything or anyone that threshes.
- (agriculture, obsolete) A now-obsolete hand tool for threshing, also called a flail.
- (agriculture) A modern farm machine for threshing grain, now a part of combine harvesters rather than a separate implement.
- (zoology) Any of several large pelagic sharks of the genus Alopias, which have a very long tail; more commonly called thresher sharks. [from 1880s]
anything or anyone that threshes
shark of the genus Alopias