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noun ar·cher \ ˈär-chər \

Definition of archer

1 :a person who uses a bow and arrow
2 capitalized :sagittarius

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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


Archer

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biographical name Ar·cher \ ˈär-chər \

Definition of Archer

William 1856–1924 Scottish critic and dramatist

ARCHER Defined for English Language Learners

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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

:a person who shoots with a bow and arrow


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