dipper dredge

noun also dipper shovel
: a floating dredging machine with a single machine-operated bucket working on an arm

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dipper dredge,
a floating dredge that has a large scoop shovel or dipper that hangs on a chain from a derrick. Both the dipper and the derrick can be raised and lowered.

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