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Definition of excavator noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    excavator

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈekskəveɪtə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈekskəveɪtər//
     
     
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  1. 1a large machine that is used for digging and moving earth
  2. 2a person who digs in the ground to look for old buildings and objects
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: excavator