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an undersea explorer, especially one who skin-dives from or lives for an extended period of time in a submerged dwelling.
a skin-diver.
a person who lives and works underwater
a person who swims or dives underwater

1881, from aqua- + ending from Greek nautes “sailor” (see naval).


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