Etymology
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seer (n.)

late 14c., "one to whom divine revelations are made," agent noun from see (v.). Originally rendering Latin videns, Greek bleptor (from Hebrew roeh) in Bible translations (such as I Kings ix.9). Literal sense of "one who sees" is attested from early 15c.

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Definitions of seer

seer (n.)
a person with unusual powers of foresight;
Synonyms: visionary / illusionist
seer (n.)
an observer who perceives visually;
an incurable seer of movies
seer (n.)
an authoritative person who divines the future;
Synonyms: prophet / prophesier / oracle / vaticinator
From wordnet.princeton.edu