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Definition of Miner


  1. One who mines; a digger for metals, etc.; one engaged in the business of getting ore, coal, or precious stones, out of the earth; one who digs military mines; as, armies have sappers and miners.
  2. Any of numerous insects which, in the larval state, excavate galleries in the parenchyma of leaves. They are mostly minute moths and dipterous flies.
  3. The chattering, or garrulous, honey eater of Australia (Myzantha garrula).
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Miner Translations

miner in Danish is grubearbejder
miner in Dutch is mijnwerker
miner in German is Bergmann, Bergarbeiter
miner in Latin is minutor
miner in Portuguese is mineiro
miner in Spanish is minero
miner in Swedish is gruvarbetare