forest ranger

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noun
  1. any of the officers employed by the government to supervise the care and preservation of forests, especially public forests.

Origin of forest ranger

First recorded in 1820–30
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Related Words for forest ranger

ranger, forester

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British Dictionary definitions for forest ranger

forest ranger

noun
  1. mainly US and Canadian a government official who patrols and protects forests, wildlife, etc
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