Definition of wayfinder in English:

wayfinder

Pronunciation /ˈwāˌfīndər/ /ˈweɪˌfaɪndər/

noun

  • 1A sign, landmark, or other indicator used to assist people in navigating to a particular location.

    • ‘the chimney stacks have been a wayfinder for nearly five decades’
    1. 1.1A person navigating to a particular location.
      • ‘the wilderness wayfinder should strive to be proficient at both map and compass work’
      helmsman, steersman, pilot, guide, seaman, mariner, wayfinder