pursuer

[ per-soo-er ]
/ pərˈsu ər /

noun

a person or thing that pursues.
Scots Law, Ecclesiastical Law. a plaintiff or complainant.

Origin of pursuer

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at pursue, -er1
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Word Origin and History for pursuer

pursuer


n.

late 14c., agent noun from pursue.

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