Meaning of water-finder in English:


Pronunciation /ˈwɔːtəˌfʌɪndə/


  • 1A person who uses particular skills or knowledge to find an underground source of water; specifically a person who searches for underground sources of water using a divining rod or similar technique; a water diviner.

  • 2An instrument for locating an underground source of water.


Mid 17th century; earliest use found in White's Peripateticall Institutions. From water + finder.