navigator

[ nav-i-gey-ter ]
/ ˈnæv ɪˌgeɪ tər /

noun

a person who navigates.
a person who practices, or is skilled in, navigation, as of ships or aircraft.
a person who conducts explorations by sea.
British. a navvy.

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Origin of navigator

First recorded in 1580–90, navigator is from the Latin word nāvigātor a sailor, mariner. See navigate, -tor
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British Dictionary definitions for navigator

navigator
/ (ˈnævɪˌɡeɪtə) /

noun

a person who is skilled in or performs navigation, esp on a ship or aircraft
(esp formerly) a person who explores by ship
an instrument or device for assisting a pilot to navigate an aircraft
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