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Noun: splitter  spli-tu(r)
  1. A worker who splits fish and removes the backbone
  2. A taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    - divider
  3. A labourer who splits logs to build split-rail fences
    - rail-splitter

Derived forms: splitters

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

Antonym: lumper

Encyclopedia: Splitter