grenadier

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French grenadier, corresponding to grenade +‎ -ier.

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NounEdit

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 of Canada and the United Kingdom.
 
A Grenadier.
  1. Any of various African weaverbirds or waxbills, especially the common grenadier or the red bishop.
  2. Any of various deep-sea fish of the family Macrouridae that have a large head and body and a long tapering tail; a rattail.
  3. Either of two red and black libellulid dragonflies, Agrionoptera insignis and Lathrecista asiatica, of Asia and Australia.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

grenade +‎ -ier

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁə.na.dje/
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NounEdit

grenadier m (plural grenadiers)

  1. pomegranate tree
  2. (military) grenadier

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. a Grenadian (person from Grenada)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French grenadier.

NounEdit

grenadier m (plural grenadieri)

  1. grenadier

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Grenada +‎ -ier

NounEdit

grenadier c

  1. person from Grenada

Usage notesEdit

Not to be confused with grenadjär (grenadier).

DeclensionEdit

Declension of grenadier 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative grenadier grenadiern grenadier grenadierna
Genitive grenadiers grenadierns grenadiers grenadiernas

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