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zookeeper

[zoo-kee-per] /ˈzuˌki pər/
noun
1.
a person who feeds and tends animals in a zoo.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; zoo + keeper
Related forms
zookeeping, noun
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  • Gone, too, is the lone zookeeper who risked his life to take them food.
  • At bedtime, the little gorilla cleverly grabs the zookeeper's keys and frees a parade of animals to follow the keeper home to bed.
  • The zookeeper will reward her with fresh produce after each stroke until she has finished her painting.

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