inventor

or in·vent·er

[ in-ven-ter ]
/ ɪnˈvɛn tər /

noun

a person who invents, especially one who devises some new process, appliance, machine, or article; one who makes inventions.

Origin of inventor

From Latin, dating back to 1500–10; see origin at invent, -tor
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British Dictionary definitions for inventor

inventor

/ (ɪnˈvɛntə) /

noun

a person who invents, esp as a profession

Derived Forms

inventress, fem n
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