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Noun: lumper  lúm-pu(r)
  1. A labourer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    - stevedore, loader, longshoreman [N. Amer], docker [Brit], dockhand, dock worker, dockworker, dock-walloper, wharfie [Austral, NZ]
     
  2. A taxonomist who classifies organisms into large groups on the basis of major characteristics

Derived forms: lumpers

Type of: jack, laborer [US], labourer [Brit, Cdn], manual laborer [US], manual labourer [Brit, Cdn], systematist, taxonomer, taxonomist

Antonym: splitter

Encyclopedia: Lumper, Gottfried