Definition of Greenlandman in English:

Greenlandman

noun

  • 1A vessel engaged in the Greenland whaling industry. Now historical.

  • 2A seaman working aboard such a vessel. Now historical.

  • 3A (male) native or inhabitant of Greenland.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Mercurius Politicus. From the name of Greenland + man.

Pronunciation

Greenlandman

/ˈɡriːnləndmən/