forester

forester

[fawr-uh-ster, for-]
noun
1.
a person who is expert in forestry.
2.
an officer having responsibility for the maintenance of a forest.
4.
Zoology. an animal of the forest.
5.
a large, gray kangaroo, Macropus canguru.
6.
any moth of the family Agaristidae, typically black with two yellowish or whitish spots on each wing.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English < Old French forestier. See forest, -er2

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Forester

[fawr-uh-ster, for-]
noun
C(ecil) S(cott) 1899–1966, English novelist and journalist.
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forester (ˈfɒrɪstə)
 
n
1.  a person skilled in forestry or in charge of a forest
2.  any of various Old World moths of the genus Ino, characterized by brilliant metallic green wings: family Zygaenidae
3.  a person or animal that lives in a forest
4.  (capital) a member of the Ancient Order of Foresters, a friendly society

Forester (ˈfɒrɪstə)
 
n
C(ecil) S(cott) 1899--1966, English novelist; creator of Captain Horatio Hornblower in a series of novels on the Napoleonic Wars

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forester
c.1300, from O.Fr. forestier, from forest (see forest).
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