There are 2 main definitions of mariner in English:

mariner1

Syllabification: mar·i·ner
Pronunciation: /ˈmerənər
 
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noun

chiefly archaic or literary
A sailor: the intrepid mariners of yesteryear set out to discover new worlds
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms

Origin

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

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