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discoverer

[dih-skuhv-er-er] /dɪˈskʌv ər ər/
noun
1.
a person who discovers.
2.
(initial capital letter) U.S. Aerospace. one of an early series of polar-orbiting reconnaissance satellites.
Origin of discoverer
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English < Old French descovreur. See discover, -er1
Related forms
prediscoverer, noun
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