musketeer

[ muhs-ki-teer ]
/ ˌmʌs kɪˈtɪər /

noun

a soldier armed with a musket.

Origin of musketeer

1580–90; musket + -eer; compare French mousquetaire, equivalent to mousquet musket + -aire -ary
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musketeer
/ (ˌmʌskɪˈtɪə) /

noun

(formerly) a soldier armed with a musket
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