musketeer

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Etymology[edit]

From French mousquetaire. Surface etymology is musket +‎ -eer

Noun[edit]

musketeer (plural musketeers)

  1. (military) A foot soldier armed with a musket.
  2. (military) In 17th and 18th century France, a member of the royal household bodyguard.

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