noun \ˌban-də-ˈlir\

: a belt that is worn over the shoulder and across the body and that holds bullets

Full Definition of BANDOLIER

:  a belt worn over the shoulder and across the breast often for the suspending or supporting of some article (as cartridges) or as a part of an official or ceremonial dress

Variants of BANDOLIER

ban·do·lier or ban·do·leer \ˌban-də-ˈlir\


Middle French bandouliere, ultimately from Old Spanish bando band, of Germanic origin; akin to Gothic bandwo — more at banner
First Known Use: circa 1577


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