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[pluhg-er] /ˈplʌg ər/

a person or thing that .
any of various machines or tools that insert, remove, or manipulate or pluglike materials, as a dental instrument used to pack and mold the filling in a tooth cavity.

1867, agent noun from plug (v.).

plugger plug·ger (plŭg’ər)
A dental instrument used for condensing material in a cavity. Also called packer.



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