Definition of saeter
1 : a pasture high in the mountains of Norway or northern Sweden where herds are kept in summer and butter and cheese are made
2 : a hut built on a saeter as a shelter for the dairymaids and equipment
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Origin and Etymology of saeter
Norwegian seter, sæter, from Old Norse setr, sætr; akin to Old Norse sitja to sit — more at sit
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