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

 

seaman

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsiːmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsiːmən//
 
(pl. seamen
BrE BrE//ˈsiːmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsiːmən//
 
)
The navy, People in sea travel
 
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a member of the navy or a sailor on a ship below the rank of an officer Seaman Bates a merchant seaman see also able seaman, ordinary seaman See related entries: The navy, People in sea travel Word Origin Old English sǣman (see sea, man).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: seaman