Synonyms of 'bellwether'

ancestor, announcer, antecedent, avant-garde, buccinator, bushwhacker, choirmaster, choragus, conductor, coryphaeus, doyen, duce, ewe, ewe lamb, explorer, forebear, forerunner, frontiersman, front runner, fugleman, groundbreaker, guide, harbinger, herald, jumbuck, lamb, lambkin, lead, leader, Mahdi, messenger, mutton, pacemaker, pacesetter, pathfinder, pilot, pioneer, point, precedent, precentor, precursor, predecessor, ram, ringleader, scout, sheep, standard-bearer, stormy petrel, torchbearer, trailblazer, vanguard, vaunt-courier, wether, yeanling