Definition of forester noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfɒrɪstə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrɪstər//
, NAmE//ˈfɑːrɪstər//
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a person who works in a forest, taking care of the trees, planting new ones, etc. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French forestier, from forest from late Latin forestis (silva), literally ‘(wood) outside’, from Latin foris ‘outside’, from fores ‘door’.
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