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- n. A kind of diving suit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The case, or impermeable apparel, in which a diver can work while under water.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A diver's water-tight suit, with devices for assuring a supply of air; diving-armor.
- n. [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of tectibranchiate gastropods, typical of the family Scaphandridæ.
Ancient Greek σκάφος (skaphos, "anything hollowed") + ἀνήρ (anēr, "a man"): compare French scaphandre. (Wiktionary)