zookeeper

[ zoo-kee-per ]
/ ˈzuˌki pər /

noun

a person who feeds and tends animals in a zoo.

Origin of zookeeper

First recorded in 1920–25; zoo + keeper

Related forms

zoo·keep·ing, noun
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