Green Beret

noun

Definition of Green Beret

: a member of the U.S. Army Special Forces

First Known Use of Green Beret

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Green Beret

from the beret worn by Special Forces soldiers

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“Green Beret.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Green%20Beret. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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