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discoverer


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discoverer  \Dis*cov"er*er\,  n. 
  1.  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 
 
  The  discoverers  and  searchers  of  the  land.  --Sir  W. 
  Raleigh. 
 
  2.  A  scout;  an  explorer.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  discoverer 
  n  1:  someone  who  is  the  first  to  think  of  or  make  something  [syn: 
  {inventor},  {artificer}] 
  2:  someone  who  is  the  first  of  observe  something  [syn:  {finder}, 
  {spotter}] 
  3:  someone  who  is  the  first  to  explore  a  place 




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