Etymology
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diver (n.)

"one who or that which dives," c. 1500 (the sense seems to be "rope-dancer"), mid-13c. as a surname; agent noun from dive (v.). As a type of bird that dives (especially a loon) from c. 1500.

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Definitions of diver

diver (n.)
someone who works underwater;
Synonyms: frogman / underwater diver
diver (n.)
someone who dives (into water);
Synonyms: plunger
diver (n.)
large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes;
Synonyms: loon
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