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 for discoverer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discoverer \Dis*cov"er*er\, n.
     1. One who discovers; one who first comes to the knowledge of
        something; one who discovers an unknown country, or a new
        principle, truth, or fact.
        [1913 Webster]
              The discoverers and searchers of the land. --Sir W.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A scout; an explorer. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who is the first to think of or make something
           [syn: inventor, discoverer, artificer]
      2: someone who is the first to observe something [syn: finder,
         discoverer, spotter]

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