fusilier


fu·sil·ier

noun \ˌfyü-zə-ˈlir\

Definition of FUSILIER

1
:  a soldier armed with a fusil
2
:  a member of a British regiment formerly armed with fusils

Variants of FUSILIER

fu·sil·ier or fu·sil·eer \ˌfyü-zə-ˈlir\

Origin of FUSILIER

French fusilier, from fusil
First Known Use: 1680

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