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diggernoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɪɡ.ər/  us   //
a ​machine used for ​digging: a ​mechanical digger Australian English a ​person who mines for ​gold (= ​removes it from under the ​ground)
See also
Australian English informal an Australian ​soldier, ​especially one who ​fought in the First World War
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