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Meaning of FORESTER

Pronunciation:  'foristur, 'foristur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone trained in forestry
  2. [n]  English writer of adventure novels featuring Captain Horatio Hornblower (1899-1966)

FORESTER is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: arboriculturist, C. S. Forester, Cecil Scott Forester, tree farmer
 See Also: author, farmer, granger, husbandman, sodbuster, writer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\For"est*er\, n. [F. forestier, LL. forestarius.]
1. One who has charge of the growing timber on an estate; an
   officer appointed to watch a forest and preserve the game.

2. An inhabitant of a forest. --Wordsworth.

3. A forest tree. [R.] --Evelyn.

4. (Zo["o]l.) A lepidopterous insect belonging to {Alypia}
   and allied genera; as, the eight-spotted forester ({A.
   octomaculata}), which in the larval state is injurious to
   the grapevine.

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 Related Terms: arboriculturist, backwoodsman, briar-hopper, brush ape, bushman, clam digger, conservationist, cracker, desert rat, forest ranger, frontiersman, hillbilly, hinterlander, logger, lumberjack, lumberman, mountain man, mountaineer, piny, ranger, redneck, ridge runner, silviculturist, timberman, tree farmer, wood chopper, woodcraftsman, woodcutter, woodlander, woodman, woodsman