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Noun: aquanaut  'aak-wu,not [N. Amer], 'ak-wu,not [Brit]
  1. An underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder
    - skin-diver
  2. A skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research
    - oceanaut

Derived forms: aquanauts

Type of: bather, natator, skilled worker, skilled workman, swimmer, trained worker

Encyclopedia: Aquanaut