Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who discovers; one who finds out or first comes to the knowledge of something.
  • noun One who uncovers, reveals, or makes known; an informer.
  • noun A scout; an explorer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who discovers; one who first comes to the knowledge of something; one who discovers an unknown country, or a new principle, truth, or fact.
  • noun A scout; an explorer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who discovers; the person who discovered something.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
  • noun someone who is the first to observe something

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