There are 3 definitions of rover in English:

rover1

Syllabification: rov·er
Pronunciation: /ˈrōvər
 
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noun

1A person who spends their time wandering: they became rovers who departed further and further from civilization
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  • I could take on a crew and sail to Canada in my own boat instead of booking passage, or turn into a rover of the sea, going where I please and doing what I like.
  • But who is he, this invisible being that rules me, this unknowable being, this rover of a supernatural race?
Synonyms
2(In various sports) a player not restricted to a particular position on the field.
3A vehicle for driving over rough terrain, especially one driven by remote control over extraterrestrial terrain.
4 Croquet A ball that has passed all the wickets but not pegged out.
4.1A player who has a rover ball.
5 Archery A target for long-distance shooting.
5.1A target chosen at random and not at a determined range.

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There are 3 definitions of rover in English:

rover2

Syllabification: rov·er
Pronunciation: /ˈrōvər
 
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noun

archaic
A sea robber; a pirate.

Origin

Middle English: from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch rōver, from rōven 'rob'; related to reave.

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There are 3 definitions of rover in English:

rover3

Syllabification: rov·er
Pronunciation: /ˈrōvər
 
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noun

A person or machine that makes roves of fiber (see rove3).

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