Definition of Planter

1. Noun. The owner or manager of a plantation.

Exact synonyms: Plantation Owner
Generic synonyms: Farmer, Granger, Husbandman, Sodbuster



2. Noun. A worker who puts or sets seeds or seedlings into the ground.
Generic synonyms: Worker

3. Noun. A decorative pot for house plants.
Generic synonyms: Flowerpot, Pot
Derivative terms: Plant

Definition of Planter

1. n. One who, or that which, plants or sows; as, a planterof corn; a machine planter.

Definition of Planter

1. Noun. A box or pot for plants, usually large and standing on the floor. ¹

2. Noun. (historical) Any of the early English settlers, given the lands of the dispossessed Irish populace during the reign of Elizabeth I. ¹

3. Noun. A machine used for planting seeds. ¹

4. Noun. A person who plants seeds, either by hand or by machine. ¹

5. Noun. The owner of a plantation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Planter

1. one that plants [n -S] - See also: plants

Medical Definition of Planter

1. 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Planter

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Literary usage of Planter

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"In a corn-planter having the rear main frame mounted on supporting wheels, and the front runner-frame hinged or pivoted to the main frame, a foot-treadle ..."

2. The History of Georgia by Charles Colcock Jones (1883)
"Littleberry Bostick, planter. Leonard Marbury, rebel officer. ... Josiah McLean, planter. In forwarding a copy of this disqualifying act for the approval of ..."

3. Theatrical Management in the West and South for Thirty Years by Solomon Smith (1868)
"The Manager and the planter. In the days I am now writing about, it was customary for Southern managers to perform a journey once a year to "the North," for ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"In a corn-planter having the rear main frame mounted on supporting wheels, and the front runner-frame hinged or pivoted to the main frame, a foot-treadle ..."

5. The History of Georgia by Charles Colcock Jones (1883)
"Littleberry Bostick, planter. Leonard Marbury, rebel officer. ... Josiah McLean, planter. In forwarding a copy of this disqualifying act for the approval of ..."

6. Theatrical Management in the West and South for Thirty Years by Solomon Smith (1868)
"The Manager and the planter. In the days I am now writing about, it was customary for Southern managers to perform a journey once a year to "the North," for ..."

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