carabinero

[kah-rah-vee-ne-raw; English kar-uh-buh-nair-oh]
noun, plural ca·ra·bi·ne·ros [kah-rah-vee-ne-raws; English kar-uh-buh-nair-ohz] /ˌkɑ rɑ viˈnɛ rɔs; English ˌkær ə bəˈnɛər oʊz/. Spanish.
  1. an officer of the revenue service.
  2. a frontier guard.
  3. carbineer.
  4. (in the Philippines) a coast-guard officer.

Origin of carabinero

First recorded in 1835–45
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Historical Examples of carabinero

  • But the Carabinero who guards the public morals holds (in the bulk) different opinions.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne

  • A Carabinero, with his back ostentatiously turned to the newcomers, leaned on his rifle, whistling mournfully.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne

  • Further, being a man of guile, he understood the ways of the outpost Carabinero.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne