trumpeter

[ truhm-pi-ter ]
/ ˈtrʌm pɪ tər /

noun

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Origin of trumpeter

First recorded in 1490–1500; trumpet + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for trumpeter

trumpeter
/ (ˈtrʌmpɪtə) /

noun

a person who plays the trumpet, esp one whose duty it is to play fanfares, signals, etc
any of three birds of the genus Psophia of the forests of South America, having a rounded body, long legs, and a glossy blackish plumage: family Psophiidae, order Gruiformes (cranes, rails, etc)
(sometimes capital) a breed of domestic fancy pigeon with a long ruff
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