bandoleer

or ban·do·lier

[ban-dl-eer]
noun
  1. a broad belt worn over the shoulder by soldiers and having a number of small loops or pockets, for holding a cartridge or cartridges.

Origin of bandoleer

1570–80; earlier bandollier < Middle French bandoulliere < Catalan bandolera, feminine derivative of bandoler member of a band of men (bandol (< Spanish bando band1) + -er < Latin -ārius -ary; cf. -eer)
Related formsban·do·leered, ban·do·liered, adjective
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