Pronunciation: (yā'gur; for 1 also jā'gur), [key]
1. any of several rapacious seabirds of the family Stercorariidae that pursue weaker birds to make them drop their prey.
2. a hunter.
3. a member of any of several groups of sharpshooters in the German or Austrian army. Also,jager,jäger,yager (for defs. 2, 3).
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