bandoleer

or ban·do·lier

[ ban-dl-eer ]
/ ˌbæn dlˈɪər /

noun

a broad belt worn over the shoulder by soldiers and having a number of small loops or pockets, for holding a cartridge or cartridges.

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Origin of bandoleer

1570–80; earlier bandollier<Middle French bandoulliere<Catalan bandolera, feminine derivative of bandoler member of a band of men (bandol (<Spanish bandoband1) + -er<Latin -ārius-ary; cf. -eer)

OTHER WORDS FROM bandoleer

ban·do·leered, ban·do·liered, adjective
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