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jaeger

noun jae·ger \ˈyā-gər\

Definition of JAEGER

1
a :  hunter, huntsman
b :  one attending a person of rank or wealth and wearing hunter's costume
2
:  any of several large dark-colored birds (genus Stercorarius) of northern seas that are related to the skua, are strong fliers, and tend to harass weaker birds until they drop or disgorge their prey

Origin of JAEGER

German Jäger
First Known Use: 1781

Rhymes with JAEGER

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