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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that discovers a new course or way, especially through or into unexplored regions.
  • noun One of a group of paratroopers who land ahead of a main force in order to mark the drop zone.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who discovers a path or way; an explorer; a pioneer.
  • noun In surgery, a very slender whalebone sound which is insinuated through a tortuous and strictured urethra, a larger sound being then passed over or alongside it.
  • noun In botany, same as honey-guide, 2.
  • noun Same as gay cat.

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

  • noun One who discovers a way or path; one who explores untraversed regions.

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

  • noun One who discovers a way or path; one who explores untraversed regions.

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

  • noun someone who can find paths through unexplored territory

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