paratroops

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plural noun para·troops \ ˈper-ə-ˌtrüps , ˈpa-rə- \

Definition of paratroops

:troops trained and equipped to parachute from an airplane

paratroop

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Origin and Etymology of paratroops


PARATROOPS Defined for English Language Learners

paratroops

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Definition of paratroops for English Language Learners

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


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