carabinier


carabinier

noun

  1. carbineer.

noun

  1. (formerly) a soldier armed with a carbine.

noun

  1. variants of carbineer

noun

  1. (formerly) a soldier equipped with a carbine
n.

“mounted soldier armed with a carbine,” 1670s, from French carabinier (17c.), from carabine “carbine” (see carbine). Italian carabinieri “soldiers serving as a police force” is the same word.

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