land-men

landman

[land-muhn, -man]
noun, plural landmen [land-muhn, -men] .
1.
landsman ( def 1 ).
3.
a person who bargains with landowners for the mineral rights to their land, as on behalf of an oil company.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English; Old English landmann. See land, man1


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