miller definition

  • noun:
    • one that works in, functions, or is the owner of a mill, specially a grain mill.
    • A milling machine.
    • some of various moths whose wings and bodies have actually a powdery appearance.
    • A person who has or operates a mill, specially a flour mill.
    • A milling device.
    • any one of several moths having powdery wings.
    • the most popular name of a flour-smelling mushroom, Clitopilus prunulus.
    • person who keeps or attends a flour mill or gristmill.
    • A milling device.
    • A moth or lepidopterous pest; -- so-called since the wings looks as if covered with white dust or dust, like a miller's clothing. Known as also moth miller.
    • The eagle ray.
    • The hen-harrier.
    • One who grinds whole grain in a mill; one who keeps or which attends to a mill, specifically a grain-mill.
    • A milling-machine.
    • A moth whoever wings looks as if dusted over with flour or meal, like a miller's garments; for this reason, just about any small moth, such fly about lights during the night.
    • A fish, the eagle-ray, Myliobalis aquila; a mill-skate.
    • The hen-harrier, Circus cyaneus.
    • a flycatcher. C. Swainson, Brit. Birds, 1885, p. 49. [Local, Eng.]
    • A cicada.
    • machine tool which metal that's secured to a carriage is fed against rotating cutters that shape it
    • US bandleader of a well known huge musical organization (1909-1944)
    • a person who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
    • United States novelist whose novels had been originally banned as pornographic (1891-1980)
    • usa playwright (1915-2005)
    • some of numerous moths that have powdery wings

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