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carabineer

noun car·a·bi·neer \ˌker-ə-bə-ˈnir, ˌka-rə-\

Definition of carabineer

  1. :  a cavalry soldier armed with a carbine



Variants of carabineer

or carabinier play \ˌker-ə-bə-ˈnir, ˌka-rə-\

Origin of carabineer

French carabinier, from carabine carbine


First Known Use: 1672


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