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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hunt·er /ˈhʌntɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hunt·er n.
 1. One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman.
 2. A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog.
 3. A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting.
 4. One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune hunter a place hunter.
    No keener hunter after glory breathes.   --Tennyson.
 5. Zool. A kind of spider. See Hunting spider, under Hunting.
 6. A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover.
 Hunter's room, the lunation after the harvest moon.
 Hunter's screw Mech., a differential screw, so named from the inventor. See under Differential.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone who hunts game [syn: huntsman]
      2: a person who searches for something; "a treasure hunter"
      3: a watch with a hinged metal lid to protect the crystal [syn:
          hunting watch]