maquisard

[ mak-ee-zahrd; French ma-kee-zar ]
/ ˌmæk iˈzɑrd; French ma kiˈzar /

noun, plural ma·qui·sards [mak-ee-zahrdz; French ma-kee-zar] /ˌmæk iˈzɑrdz; French ma kiˈzar/.

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Origin of maquisard

From French; see origin at maquis, -ard
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