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locator

noun lo·ca·tor \ˈlō-ˌkā-tər, lō-ˈ\

Definition of locator

  1. :  one that locates something (as a mining claim or the course of a road)



1784

First Known Use of locator

1784

Variants of locator

also

locater

play \ˈlō-ˌkā-tər, lō-ˈ\

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