ager

noun
ag·​er | \ ˈā-jər How to pronounce ager (audio) \
plural agers

Definition of ager

1 : someone or something that ages a person or thing Exposure to high-decibel sounds causes blood pressure and stress hormones to surge, and both can be major brain agers.— Michael Roizen Beeler calls himself a master seller and ager of cheeses ….— Scott Haas
2 : something (such as a wine) that improves in taste and quality as it ages … but Chardonnay, a close second, has proved to be a good ager.— Oz Clarke and Steven Spurrier

First Known Use of ager

1884, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ager.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ager. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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