carabinero


ca·ra·bi·ne·ro

noun \ˌker-ə-bə-ˈner-(ˌ)ō, ˌkär-, ˌka-rə-\
plural ca·ra·bi·ne·ros

Definition of CARABINERO

1
:  a member of a Spanish national police force serving especially as frontier guards
2
:  a customs or coast guard officer in the Philippines

Origin of CARABINERO

Spanish, from carabina carbine, from French carabine
First Known Use: 1845

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