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grenadier

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From French grenadier, corresponding to grenade +‎ -ier.

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grenadier (plural grenadiers)

  1. A type of soldier, originally one who threw grenades, later a member of a company formed from the tallest men of the regiment; now specifically, a member of the Grenadier Guards.
  2. Any of various African weaverbirds or waxbills, especially the common grenadier or the red bishop.
  3. Any of various deep-sea fish of the family Macrouridae that have a large head and body and a long tapering tail; a rattail.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

grenade +‎ -ier

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grenadier m (plural grenadiers)

  1. pomegranate tree
  2. (military) grenadier

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grenadier m (definite singular grenadieren, indefinite plural grenadiere, definite plural grenadierne)

  1. Person from Grenada

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grenadier c

  1. person from Grenada

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