evzone [ev-zohn] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a member of an elite infantry corps in the Greek army.
Origin of evzone 1895–1900; Modern Greek eúzōnos, Greek: well girt (i.e., well equipped). See, Examples from the Web for evzone Historical Examples of evzone
This was succeeded by a more ambitiously designed stamp (Fig. 333) showing an evzone or light infantryman in the act of firing.
Fred. J. Melville
British Dictionary definitions for evzone evzone noun
- a soldier in an elite Greek infantry regiment
Word Origin for evzone C19: from Modern Greek, from Greek euzōnos literally: well-girt, from eu- + zōne girdle