forester

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Initially a borrowing from Old French forestier, from forest + -ier, equivalent to forest + -er (agent suffix). Later, probably reinterpreted as forest + -er ("inhabitant, resident").

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forester (plural foresters)

  1. A person who practices forestry.
  2. (obsolete or colloquial) A person who lives in a forest.
  3. A moth in the family Zygaenidae.
  4. Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genus Lethe. Other members of this genus are called tree browns and wood browns.

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