Cabot

Primary Meanings of Cabot

1.
n
Italian explorer who led the English expedition in 1497 that discovered the mainland of North America and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland (ca. 1450-1498)
2.
n
son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil; in 1544 he published a map of the world (1476-1557)
Full Definitions of Cabot
1

n Italian explorer who led the English expedition in 1497 that discovered the mainland of North America and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland (ca. 1450-1498)

Synonyms:
Giovanni Cabato, John Cabot
Example of:
navigator
in earlier times, a person who explored by ship
2

n son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil; in 1544 he published a map of the world (1476-1557)

Synonyms:
Sebastian Cabot
Example of:
cartographer, map maker
a person who makes maps
adventurer, explorer
someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)

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