From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trumpeter \Trump"et*er\, n.
   1. One who sounds a trumpet.
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   2. One who proclaims, publishes, or denounces.
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            These men are good trumpeters.        --Bacon.
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   3. (Zool.)
      (a) Any one of several species of long-legged South
          American birds of the genus Psophia, especially
          Psophia crepitans, which is abundant, and often
          domesticated and kept with other poultry by the
          natives. They are allied to the cranes. So called from
          their loud cry. Called also agami, and yakamik.
      (b) A variety of the domestic pigeon.
      (c) An American swan (Olor buccinator) which has a very
          loud note.
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   4. (Zool.) A large edible fish (Latris hecateia) of the
      family Cirrhitidae, native of Tasmania and New Zealand.
      It sometimes weighs as much as fifty or sixty pounds, and
      is highly esteemed as a food fish.
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