bersagliere

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian bersagliere.

NounEdit

bersagliere (plural bersaglieri)

  1. A marksman or rifleman in certain Italian regiments.
    • 1929, Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, Folio Society 2008, p. 50:
      We passed a long column of loaded mules, the drivers walking along beside the mules wearing red fezzes. They were bersaglieri.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bersaglio +‎ -iere.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bersagliere m (plural bersaglieri)

  1. rifleman, bersagliere (in some Italian regiments)

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

bersagliere

  1. plural form of bersagliera
Last modified on 19 April 2014, at 12:56