Definition of Pruner

1. Noun. A worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs. "Untouched by the pruner's axe"

Exact synonyms: Trimmer
Generic synonyms: Worker
Derivative terms: Prune, Trim



2. Noun. A long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees.
Exact synonyms: Lopper, Pruning Hook
Generic synonyms: Pruning Saw
Derivative terms: Lop, Lop, Prune

Definition of Pruner

1. n. One who prunes, or removes, what is superfluous.

Definition of Pruner

1. Noun. A person who prunes, or a tool used in pruning ¹

2. Noun. Any of several unrelated beetles whose larvae attack the branches of trees ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pruner

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pruner

pruine
pruines
pruinose
prunable
prune
prune cake
prune whip
pruned
prunella
prunellas
prunelle
prunelles
prunello
prunelloes
prunellos
pruner (current term)
pruners
prunes
pruney
pruniferous
prunin
pruning
pruning hook
pruning knife
pruning saw
pruning shears
pruninghook
pruninghooks
prunings
pruno

Literary usage of Pruner

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1. Egypt by James Carlile McCoan, Wilfred C. Lay (1902)
"In Cairo and throughout Middle Egypt, the 1 According to Dr. pruner, the moisture of Alexandria is one hundred and fifty-two times that of Cairo. ..."

2. Manual of Fruit Insects by Mark Vernon Slingerland, Cyrus Richard Crosby (1914)
"REFERENCE US Bur. Ent. Bull. 22, pp. 37^4. 1900. THE TWIG-pruner ... fallen to the ground, having been deftly pruned from the trees by this twig-pruner. ..."

3. The Natural History of Insects by James Rennie, John Obadiah Westwood (1835)
"The falling of these branches is occasioned by the larva or grub of an insect, which, from this effect of its labour, may be called the oak- pruner. ..."

4. The Pruning-book: A Monograph of the Pruning and Training of Plants as by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1898)
"SUGGESTIONS TO THE pruner If the reader has grasped the principles involved ... First of all, the pruner wants to know how and when he shall cut the limbs ..."

5. Archæology and False Antiquities by Robert Munro (1905)
"M. pruner- Bey thought the skull to which it belonged was brachy- cephalic, analogous to some skulls found in a tumulus of the early Iron Age in Switzerland ..."

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