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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

from Middle English archer, archere, from Old French archier, from Latin arcārius, alteration of arcuārius, from Latin arcus (bow).

NounEdit

archer (plural archers)

  1. One who shoots an arrow from a bow or a bolt from a crossbow.
    Synonyms: bowman, crossbowman, marksman, toxophilite, toxotes
  2. (historical, obsolete) The bishop in chess.
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Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

archer

  1. comparative form of arch: more arch

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From arche, a variant of arc (bow) + -er, or from Middle French archier, from Old French archier, from Late Latin arcārius, alteration of arcuārius, from Latin arcus (bow).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aʁ.ʃe/
  • (file)

NounEdit

archer m (plural archers, feminine archère)

  1. archer

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