cuirassier

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French cuirassier, see below.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cuirassier (plural cuirassiers)

  1. (historical) A cavalry soldier equipped with a cuirass (armor).

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French cuiracer, from cuirace + -er. More at English cuirass, French cuirasse.

NounEdit

cuirassier m (plural cuirassiers)

  1. cuirassier
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