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wayfarer

[ wey-fair-er ]
/ ˈweɪˌfɛər ər /
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noun
a traveler, especially on foot.
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Origin of wayfarer

First recorded in 1400–50, wayfarer is from the late Middle English word weyfarere.See way1, fare, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for wayfarer

wayfarer
/ (ˈweɪˌfɛərə) /

noun
a person who goes on a journey

Derived forms of wayfarer

wayfaring, noun, adjective
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