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Meaning of LUMPER

Pronunciation:  'lumpur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a taxonomist who classifies organisms into large groups on the basis of major characteristics
  2. [n]  a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
 

LUMPER is a 6 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: dock worker, docker, dockhand, dock-walloper, loader, longshoreman, stevedore
 
 Antonyms: divider, splitter
 
 See Also: jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer, systematist, taxonomer, taxonomist

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Lump"er\, n. [Cf. {Lamper eel}.] (Zo["o]l.)
    The European eelpout; -- called also {lumpen}.
    
    
  2. \Lump"er\, n.
    1. One who lumps.
    
    2. A laborer who is employed to load or unload vessels when
       in harbor.
    
    
 

 

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