|1.||Female equivalent: huntress a person or animal that seeks out and kills or captures game|
|2.||a. a person who looks diligently for something|
|b. (in combination): a fortune-hunter|
|3.||a specially bred horse used in hunting, usually characterized by strength and stamina|
|4.||a specially bred dog used to hunt game|
|5.||See also half-hunter Also called: hunting watch a watch with a hinged metal lid or case (hunting case) to protect the crystal|
Hunter Hun·ter (hŭn'tər), John. 1728-1793.
British surgeon who founded pathological anatomy in England.