a person who visits, as for reasons of friendship, business, duty, travel, or the like.

1400–50; late Middle English visitour < Anglo-French; Old French visiteor < Late Latin vīsitātor, equivalent to Latin vīsitā(re) to visit + -tor -tor

previsitor, noun

Visitor, caller, guest, visitant are terms for a person who comes to spend time with or stay with others, or in a place. A visitor often stays some time, for social pleasure, for business, sightseeing, etc.: a visitor at our neighbor's house. A caller comes for a brief (usually) formal visit: The caller merely left her card. A guest is anyone receiving hospitality, and the word has been extended to include anyone who pays for meals and lodging: a welcome guest; a hotel guest. Visitant applies especially to a migratory bird or to a supernatural being: a warbler as a visitant. Unabridged
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visitor (ˈvɪzɪtə)
1.  a person who pays a visit; caller, guest, tourist, etc
2.  another name for visitant

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Word Origin & History

early 15c., from visit + -or. Sports sense is from 1900.
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Example sentences
Every visitor feels impelled to linger, and is loath to go.
But the sociologists and the casual visitor have not disappeared.
He is the depressed visitor of the sick, who must needs beware, and be provided
  with preservatives.
No visitor succeeds in leaving the building to-day without seeing a great
  shield which hangs on the wall of the dining hall.
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