forester

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noun for·est·er \ˈfȯr-ə-stər, ˈfär-\

Definition of forester

  1. 1 :  a person trained in forestry

  2. 2 :  an inhabitant of a forest

  3. 3 :  any of various noctuid woodland moths (subfamily Agaristinae)

  4. 4 capitalized :  a member of a major benevolent and fraternal order

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Origin and Etymology of forester

Middle English forster, forester, from Anglo-French forester, from forest


First Known Use: 14th century


Forester

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biographical name For·es·ter \ˈfȯr-əs-tər, ˈfär-\

Definition of Forester

  1. C(ecil) S(cott) 1899–1966 British writer


FORESTER Defined for English Language Learners

forester

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Definition of forester for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to take care of forests by planting trees, cutting down trees, etc.



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