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hussar

noun hus·sar \(ˌ)hə-ˈzär, -ˈsär\

Definition of HUSSAR

:  a member of any of various European military units originally modeled on the Hungarian light cavalry of the 15th century

Origin of HUSSAR

Hungarian huszár hussar, (obsolete) highway robber, from Serbian & Croatian husar pirate, from Medieval Latin cursarius — more at corsair
First Known Use: 1532

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