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EtymologyEdit

mine +‎ -er

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miner (plural miners)

  1. A person who works in a mine.
    • 2014 April 21, “Subtle effects”, in The Economist, volume 411, number 8884:
      Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.
  2. An operator of ordnance mines and similar explosives.
  3. Any bird of one of four species of Australian endemic honeyeaters in the genus Manorina.
  4. Any bird of one of several species of South American ovenbirds in the genus Geositta.
  5. (computing) Software that mines, or creates new units of cryptocurrency.

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EtymologyEdit

mina +‎ -er

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miner m (plural miners, feminine minera)

  1. miner (a person who works in a mine)
    Synonym: minaire

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miner c

  1. indefinite plural of mine

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mine.

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miner

  1. to mine, exploit natural riches
  2. (transitive) to undermine; to erode

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miner m or f

  1. indefinite plural of mine

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miner f

  1. indefinite plural of mine

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miner

  1. present of mina

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French mineur.

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miner m (plural mineri, feminine equivalent mineră)

  1. miner (person who works in a mine)

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miner

  1. indefinite plural of min