Also (for senses 1, 2, 4) : jager, jäger 2.
a member of a light or mountain infantry
unit in some European armies
3. US and Canadian
any of several skuas
of the genus Stercorarius
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Wortherkunft von 'jaeger'C18: from German Jäger hunter, from jagen to hunt; see yacht