grenadier


gren·a·dier

noun \ˌgre-nə-ˈdir\

Definition of GRENADIER

1
a :  a soldier who carries and throws grenades
b :  a member of a special regiment or corps formerly armed with grenades
2
:  any of various deep-sea fishes (family Macrouridae) that are related to the cods and have an elongate tapering body and compressed pointed tail

Origin of GRENADIER

French, from grenade grenade
First Known Use: 1676

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