forest ranger
noun Date: 1830 an officer charged with the patrolling and guarding of a forest; especially one in charge of the management and protection of a portion of a public forest

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • forest ranger — noun : an officer charged with the duty of patrolling and guarding a forest; especially : one in charge of the management and protection of a portion of a public forest * * * any of the officers employed by the government to supervise the care… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • forest ranger — any of the officers employed by the government to supervise the care and preservation of forests, esp. public forests. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • forest ranger — for′est rang er n. cvb an officer employed by the government to supervise the care and preservation of forests • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

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