forerunner

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pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times alchemy
small translucent lancet-shaped burrowing marine animal; primitive forerunner of the vertebrates amphioxus , lancelet
forerunner in field, position antecedent , precursor , predecessor
(New Testament) a preacher and hermit and forerunner of Jesus (whom he baptized); was beheaded by Herod at the request of Salome John the Baptist , St. John the Baptist
scout or forerunner outrider , sentinel , sentry , vedette
forerunner of something to come precursor
small destroyer that was the forerunner of modern destroyers; designed to destroy torpedo boats torpedo-boat destroyer
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