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mariner 1

Pronunciation: /ˈmerənər/

noun

chiefly archaic or literary
A sailor: the intrepid mariners of yesteryear set out to discover new worlds
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  • Perhaps these mariners were particularly skilled, sensitive to the marine environment, or just plain lucky.
  • The lake's edges are pockmarked by hundreds of steep, narrow coves that provide absolute privacy for the cruising mariner.
  • The crew responded immediately, racing to the scene and recovering the four mariners with one of the ship's small boats.
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Origin

Middle English: from Old French marinier, from medieval Latin marinarius, from Latin marinus (see marine).

Words that rhyme with mariner

submariner

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Syllabification: mar·i·ner

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Mariner 2

Pronunciation: /ˈmerənər/
A series of American space probes launched in 1962–77 to investigate the planets Venus, Mars, and Mercury.

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Syllabification: Mar·i·ner

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