noun para·troop·er \ˈpa-rə-ˌtrü-pər\

: a member of a group of soldiers who are trained to jump out of airplanes using a parachute

Full Definition of PARATROOPER

:  a member of the paratroops

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noun para·troop·er \ˈper-ə-ˌtrü-pər\

Definition of PARATROOPER for Kids

:  a soldier trained and equipped to parachute from an airplane


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