charioteer

[ char-ee-uh-teer ]
/ ˌtʃær i əˈtɪər /

noun

a chariot driver.
(initial capital letter)Astronomy. the constellation Auriga.

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Origin of charioteer

1300–50; chariot + -eer; replacing Middle English charietere<Middle French charetier, equivalent to Old French charete cart (charcar1 + -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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