Green Beret


noun

a member of the U.S. Army Special Forces.

Definition for green beret (2 of 2)

Special Forces


plural noun

U.S. Army personnel trained to organize, instruct, supply, and supervise indigenous forces engaged in guerrilla warfare and counterinsurgency operations, and to themselves conduct unconventional warfare.
Also called Green Berets.
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British Dictionary definitions for green beret (1 of 2)

Green Beret


noun

an informal name for a member of the US Army Special Forces

British Dictionary definitions for green beret (2 of 2)

special forces


pl n

élite, highly trained military forces, specially selected to work on difficult missions
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