bersagliere

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian bersagliere.

Noun[edit]

bersagliere (plural bersaglieri)

  1. A marksman or rifleman in certain Italian regiments.
    • 1929, Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, Folio Society 2008, p. 50:
      We passed a long column of loaded mules, the drivers walking along beside the mules wearing red fezzes. They were bersaglieri.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bersaglio +‎ -iere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bersagliere m (plural bersaglieri)

  1. rifleman, bersagliere (in some Italian regiments)

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bersagliere

  1. plural form of bersagliera