Plant"er (?), n.
One who, or that which, plants or sows; as, a planterof corn; a machine planter.
One who owns or cultivates a plantation; as, a sugar planter; a coffee planter.
A colonist in a new or uncultivated territory; as, the first planters in Virginia.
<-- a movable box or a fixed low, open structure, as of brick, in which plants are grown for decorative purposes. -->
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