One who discovers; the person who discovered something. (noun)
Examples of word discoverer
On the podium of the digital revolution, he stands a few inches clear of Bill Gates of Microsoft, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, but probably on a level with Tim Berners Lee, the inventor of the worldwide web actually I prefer the word discoverer because it now seems almost impossible to believe that the web was not out there waiting to be found.
He abhors the word discoverer, as applied to himself.
Burrough therefore is often called the discoverer of Novaya Zemlya, but incorrectly.
Leng, its discoverer, is well known in the world of Isle of Wight palaeontology for finding a particularly good valdosaur specimen and for discovering Eotyrannus, so he’s a pretty significant guy.
The discoverer was an amateur archeologist, a former British commandant who had retired here.
Accordingly, she continued her studies with Professor Albert Zanot, who was well known as the discoverer of new talent.
Herschel was well known as the discoverer of many clusters, nebulae, and galaxies.