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1. One that is employed in sawing wood.
2. Any of several long-horned beetles of the genus Monochamus having larvae that bore holes in weakened or dead conifers or in lumber.
3. A tree or a part of a tree that bobs in a river or other body of water, causing a danger to navigation.
[Middle English sauere, sawier, from sawen, to saw, from sawe, saw; see saw1.]
(Forestry) a person who saws timber for a living
[C14 sawier, from saw1 + -ier, variant of -er1]
saw•yer(ˈsɔ yər, ˈsɔɪ ər)
1. a person who saws wood, esp. as an occupation.
2. any of several long-horned beetles, esp. one of the genus Monochamus, the larvae of which bore in the wood of coniferous trees.
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|Noun||1.||sawyer - one who is employed to saw wood|
|2.||sawyer - any of several beetles whose larvae bore holes in dead or dying trees especially conifers|
pine sawyer - large beetle whose larvae bore holes in pine trees
sawyer[ˈsɔːjəʳ] N → aserrador m
n → Sägewerker(in) m(f)