plainsman [plānz′mən ]
pl. plainsmen [plānz′mən]
an inhabitant of the plains; esp., a frontiersman on the Great Plains

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  • Plainsman — Plains man, n.; pl. { men}. One who lives in the plains. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plainsman — For the Huron, South Dakota newspaper see Huron Plainsman. The Plainsman is a local newspaper in the Mitchell s Plain region of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa …   Wikipedia

  • plainsman — noun Etymology: Great Plains + man Date: 1870 an inhabitant of the plains …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plainsman — /playnz meuhn/, n., pl. plainsmen. an inhabitant of the plains. [1795 1805; PLAIN1 + S3 + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • plainsman — noun A native, inhabitant or settler of a plains region, but especially of the United States prairies …   Wiktionary

  • plainsman — pleɪnzmÉ™n n. inhabitant of the plains or flatlands …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plainsman — noun (plural plainsmen) a person who lives on a plain, especially a frontiersman who lived on the Great Plains of North America …   English new terms dictionary

  • plainsman — plains·man …   English syllables

  • plainsman — plains•man [[t]ˈpleɪnz mən[/t]] n. pl. men an inhabitant of the plains …   From formal English to slang

  • plainsman — /ˈpleɪnzmən/ (say playnzmuhn) noun (plural plainsmen) an inhabitant of a plains region. {combination of two words originally in a syntactical relationship; plain s (genitive case) + man} –plainswoman, noun …   Australian English dictionary