cannoneer

[ kan-uh-neer ]
/ ˌkæn əˈnɪər /

noun

an artilleryman.

Origin of cannoneer

From the Middle French word canonnier, dating back to 1555–65. See cannon, -eer

Related forms

can·non·eer·ing, noun
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cannoneer

/ (ˌkænəˈnɪə) /

noun

(formerly) a soldier who served and fired a cannon; artilleryman
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