n.1.One who cultivates forest trees, especially as a business.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The exterior service was divided in 11 districts, each managed by a chief agronomist or sylviculturist, directly subordinated to the central administrator.
"No state organization was more hated," a Prussian sylviculturist wrote, "than the forest police" (quoted in Heske 1938, 254).
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