discoverer discoverer

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who is the first to think of or make something
  2. (n) someone who is the first to observe something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The discoverer of a new dish is worthier of esteem than the discoverer of a new star.
  2. As the discoverer of species, Van Roosmalen has the right to choose their scientific name.

News

  1. New Olive-Eyed Butterfly Can't Fool Around

    The new Vicroy Ministreak butterfly was discovered in Texas and is named for the wife of its discoverer. Continue reading ?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Discovery News

  2. Shoemaker-Levy 9's Co-Discoverer Still Chasing Comets, 20 Years Later

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO — Two decades after the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 slammed into Jupiter, co-discoverer David Levy expressed delight that water in the planet's atmosphere was recently traced back to the colossal collision in 1994.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: SPACE.com via Yahoo! News

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