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Meaning of PLANTER

Pronunciation:  'plantur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a decorative pot for house plants
  2. [n]  the owner or manager of a plantation
  3. [n]  a worker who puts or sets seeds or seedlings into the ground

PLANTER is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: plantation owner
 See Also: farmer, flowerpot, granger, husbandman, pot, sodbuster, worker



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Plant"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, plants or sows; as, a planterof
   corn; a machine planter.

2. One who owns or cultivates a plantation; as, a sugar
   planter; a coffee planter.

3. A colonist in a new or uncultivated territory; as, the
   first planters in Virginia.

Thesaurus Terms
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