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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

VEN'TURER, n. One who ventures or puts to hazards.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas) [syn: venturer, merchant-venturer]
2: a person who enjoys taking risks [syn: adventurer, venturer]

Merriam Webster's

noun see venture I

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. hist. a person who undertakes or shares in a trading venture.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Venturer Ven"tur*er, n. 1. One who ventures, or puts to hazard; an adventurer. --Beau. & Fl. 2. A strumpet; a prostitute. [R.] --J. Webster (1607).



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