carabineer

or car·a·bi·nier

[kahr-uh-buh-neer]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. car.,
  2. cara,
  3. carabao,
  4. carabid,
  5. carabin,
  6. carabiner,
  7. carabinero,
  8. carabiniere,
  9. carabinieri,
  10. caracal

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British Dictionary definitions for carabineer

carabineer

carabinier

noun

variants of carbineer
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Word Origin and History for carabineer

carabineer

n.

"mounted soldier armed with a carbine," 1670s, from French carabinier (17c.), from carabine "carbine" (see carbine). Italian carabinieri "soldiers serving as a police force" is the same word.

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