noun \sha-ˈsər\

Definition of CHASSEUR

:  one of a body of light cavalry or infantry trained for rapid maneuvering
:  a liveried attendant :  footman

Origin of CHASSEUR

French, from Old French chaceur, from chacier to hunt, chase, from Vulgar Latin *captiare — more at catch
First Known Use: 1795


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