A octomaculata
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. [1913 Webster]

2. An inhabitant of a forest. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

3. A forest tree. [R.] --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


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