artilleryman

[ahr-til-uh-ree-muh n]
Also ar·til·ler·ist [ahr-til-er-ist] /ɑrˈtɪl ər ɪst/.

Origin of artilleryman

First recorded in 1625–35; artillery + -man
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artilleryman

noun plural -men
  1. a serviceman who serves in an artillery unit
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Word Origin and History for artillerist
n.

1778; see artillery + -ist.

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