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charioteer

[ char-ee-uh-teer ]
/ ˌtʃær i əˈtɪər /
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noun
a chariot driver.
Charioteer, Astronomy. the constellation Auriga.
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Origin of charioteer

First recorded in 1300–50; chariot + -eer; replacing Middle English charietere, from Middle French charetier, equivalent to Old French charete “cart” (char car1 + -ete -ette) + -ier -eer
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British Dictionary definitions for charioteer

charioteer
/ (ˌtʃærɪəˈtɪə) /

noun
the driver of a chariot
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