noun des·trier \ˈdes-trē-ər, də-ˈstrir\

Definition of DESTRIER

:  warhorse; also :  a charger used especially in medieval tournaments

Origin of DESTRIER

Middle English, from Anglo-French destrer, destrier, from destre right hand, from Latin dextra, from feminine of dexter
First Known Use: 14th century


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