chasseur

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French chasseur.

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chasseur (plural chasseurs)

  1. A soldier equipped for rapid movement; also, any of several light infantry regiments, especially in France.
  2. A servant or attendant.
  3. A hotel messenger, especially in France.
    • 1936, Djuna Barnes, Nightwood, Faber & Faber 2007, p. 30:
      The chasseur of the Hôtel Récamier (whom he knew far too well) was approaching them at a run.
  4. A style of cooking in which meat is cooked with a sauce containing mushrooms, shallots and white wine

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chasser +‎ -eur

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Noun[edit]

chasseur m (plural chasseurs, feminine chasseuse)

  1. A hunter
  2. A fighter plane
  3. A servant or attendant
  4. A la façon chasseur, a style of cooking in which meat is cooked with a sauce containing mushrooms, shallots and white wine

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