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mariner

mar·i·ner

mariner

pronunciation:
maer ih nr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who oversees or assists in the navigation of a marine vessel; sailor.
synonyms:
sailor, seafarer, seaman, tar
similar words:
bluejacket, marine, mate, salt, sea dog, shellback
definition 2: (cap.) one of the series of ten unmanned U.S. spacecraft that explored Earth's planets from 1962 to 1975.
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The word mariner contains the following part:
mar, mari Latin root that means sea