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Prospector

From Boercade

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prospector = pro + spect + or

pro-: forward

spect: derived from Latin "specere", meaning "look"

-or: somebody that (can) do something

So prospector means:

The person who looks forward to something(mineral resources).

Evolution of usage
The person who looks forward to mineral resources is laborious worker.

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The person who prospects mineral resources is laborious worker.

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The prospector is laborious worker.

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