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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forester  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  forester 
  n  :  someone  trained  in  forestry  [syn:  {tree  farmer},  {arboriculturist}] 




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