succorer

succorer
noun
someone who gives help in times of need or distress or difficulty
Syn: ↑succourer
Derivationally related forms: ↑succour (for: ↑succourer), ↑succor
Hypernyms: ↑rescuer, ↑recoverer, ↑saver

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\\-rə(r)\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Middle English socourer, from Middle French secoreor, sucureor, from Old French, from secorir, sucurir to help + -eor -or
: one that succors

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