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noun ar·cher \ˈär-chər\

Definition of archer

  1. 1 :  a person who uses a bow and arrow

  2. 2 capitalized :  sagittarius

Origin and Etymology of archer

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin arcarius, alteration of arcuarius, from arcuarius of a bow, from Latin arcus bow — more at arrow


First Known Use: 13th century


Archer

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biographical name Ar·cher \ˈär-chər\

Definition of Archer

  1. William 1856–1924 Scottish critic and dramatist


ARCHER Defined for English Language Learners

archer

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noun ar·cher \ˈär-chər\

Definition of archer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who shoots with a bow and arrow


ARCHER Defined for Kids

archer

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noun ar·cher \ˈär-chər\

Definition of archer for Students

  1. :  a person who shoots with a bow and arrow



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