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Noun: painter  peyn-tu(r)
  1. An artist who paints
     
  2. A worker who is employed to cover objects with paint
     
  3. (boat) a line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for tying up (as when docking or towing)
     
  4. [US] Large American feline resembling a lion
    - cougar [N. Amer], puma [Brit], catamount [N. Amer], mountain lion [N. Amer], panther [N. Amer], Felis concolor, catamountain [N. Amer]

Derived forms: painters

Type of: artist, creative person, line, skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker, wildcat

Part of: Felis, genus Felis

Encyclopedia: Painter, VA