cuirassier

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French cuirassier, see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuirassier (plural cuirassiers)

  1. (historical) A cavalry soldier equipped with a cuirass (armor).

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French cuiracer, from cuirace + -er. More at English cuirass, French cuirasse.

Noun[edit]

cuirassier m (plural cuirassiers)

  1. cuirassier

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