explorer

noun ex·plor·er \ ik-ˈsplȯr-ər \

Definition of explorer

1 :one that explores; especially :a person who travels in search of geographical or scientific information
2 capitalized :a member of a coed scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America for young people ages 14 to 20 focusing on career awareness

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First Known Use of explorer

1577


Medical Dictionary

explorer

noun ex·plor·er \ ik-ˈsplōr-ər, -ˈsplȯr- \

medical Definition of explorer

:an instrument for exploring cavities especially in teeth :probe 1


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