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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port;
[syn: stevedore, loader, longshoreman, docker, dockhand, dock worker, dockworker, dock-walloper, lumper]

2. a taxonomist who classifies organisms into large groups on the basis of major characteristics;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lumpen \Lump"en\, n. 1. (Politics) same as lumpenproletariat. [PJC] 2. (Zool.) The European eelpout; -- called also lumper. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lumper \Lump"er\, n. [Cf. Lamper eel.] (Zool.) The European eelpout; -- called also lumpen. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lumper \Lump"er\, n. 1. One who lumps. [1913 Webster] 2. A laborer who is employed to load or unload vessels when in harbor. [1913 Webster]




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