carbineer

[ kahr-buh-neer ]
/ ˌkɑr bəˈnɪər /
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noun

(formerly) a soldier armed with a carbine.

Nearby words

  1. carbenicillin,
  2. carbenicillin disodium,
  3. carbide,
  4. carbimazole,
  5. carbine,
  6. carbinol,
  7. carbitol,
  8. carbo,
  9. carbo load,
  10. carbo-

Also carabineer, carabinier.

Origin of carbineer

1795–1805; earlier carabineer; see carbine, -eer

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British Dictionary definitions for carbineer

carbineer

carabineer or carabinier (ˌkærəbɪˈnɪə)

/ (ˌkɑːbɪˈnɪə) /

noun

(formerly) a soldier equipped with a carbine
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