zookeeper

[ zoo-kee-per ]
/ ˈzuˌki pər /

noun

a person who feeds and tends animals in a zoo.

Nearby words

  1. zoograft,
  2. zoografting,
  3. zoographic,
  4. zoography,
  5. zooid,
  6. zooks,
  7. zool.,
  8. zoolagnia,
  9. zoolatry,
  10. zoological

Origin of zookeeper

First recorded in 1920–25; zoo + keeper

Related formszoo·keep·ing, noun

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