Meaning of MECHANIC in English

I. mi-ˈka-nik adjective

Etymology: Middle English, probably from Middle French mecanique, adjective & noun, from Latin mechanicus, from Greek mēchanikos, from mēchanē

Date: 14th century

1. : of or relating to manual work or skill

2. : mechanical 3a

II. noun

Date: 1509

1. : a manual worker : artisan

2. : machinist ; especially : one who repairs machines

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.