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cateran

cateran

noun cat·er·an \ˈka-tə-rən\

Definition of CATERAN

:  a former military irregular or brigand of the Scottish Highlands

Origin of CATERAN

Middle English (Scots) ketharan, probably from Medieval Latin katheranus, from Scottish Gaelic ceithearn band of fighting men
First Known Use: 14th century

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