from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A work in a specified number of parts.
- n. That which parts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or which, parts or separates.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which parts or separates.
- n. A finer; a purifier of gold and silver: so called because, by fire and water, the gold or silver was ‘parted’ from baser metals.
part (“noun”) + -er (Wiktionary)
part (“verb”) + -er (“agent suffix”) (Wiktionary)