chasseur

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chasseur.

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Noun[edit]

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 hunter or huntsman.
  5. (cooking) A dish of meat cooked in a sauce containing mushrooms, shallots and white wine.
    • 1987, Herb Baus, Best restaurants, Orange County (page 71)
      From France, Greeley checks in with rabbit chausseurs made with red wine, shallots, tomatoes, and rosemary; []

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chasser +‎ -eur

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃa.sœʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

chasseur m (plural chasseurs, feminine chasseuse or chasseresse)

  1. a hunter
    • Un chasseur sachant chasser doit savoir chasser sans son chien.
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  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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