hussar

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French hussard, from Hungarian huszár(cavalryman), from Serbo-Croatian gusar(highwayman, brigand), from Byzantine Greek χωσάριος, χονσάριος(khōsários, khonsários) or from Italian corsaro(corsair), from Medieval Latin cursārius(pirate), from Latin cursus(running), from currō(run).

Noun[edit]

hussar ‎(plural hussars)

  1. (historical) A member of the national cavalry of Hungary or Croatia.
  2. A member of the light cavalry of any of several European armies.

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