Spelunker meaning

spĭ-lŭngkər, spēlŭng-
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One who explores caves chiefly as a hobby; a caver.
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A person who explores caves as a hobby.
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One who explores caves; one who spelunks.
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Origin of spelunker

  • From obsolete spelunk cave from Middle English from Old French spelunque from Latin spēlunca from Greek spēlunx

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition