carbineer

[ kahr-buh-neer ]
/ ˌkɑr bəˈnɪər /

noun

(formerly) a soldier armed with a carbine.

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Also carabineer, carabinier [kahr-uh-buh-neer]. /ˌkɑr ə bəˈnɪər/.

Origin of carbineer

First recorded in 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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