verderor

verderer

[vur-der-er]
noun
an English judicial officer in the royal forests having charge especially of the vert, or trees and undergrowth.
Also, verderor.


Origin:
1535–45; < Anglo-French verderer, Old French verd(i)er < Latin viridārius, equivalent to virid(is) green + -ārius -ary (see -er2); doubling of -er in Anglo-French perhaps by falsely taking verder as a form of verdure verdure

verderership, noun
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verderer (ˈvɜːdərə)
 
n
English legal history a judicial officer responsible for the maintenance of law and order in the royal forests
 
[C16: from Anglo-French, from Old French verdier, from verd green, from Latin viridis; compare Latin viridārium plantation of trees]

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