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noun

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

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Origin of forest ranger

First recorded in 1820–30
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British Dictionary definitions for forest ranger

forest ranger

noun

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