noun mi·que·let \ˌmi-kə-ˈlet, ˌmē-\

Definition of MIQUELET

:  a Spanish or French irregular soldier during the Peninsular War

Origin of MIQUELET

Spanish miquelete
First Known Use: 1827


Next Word in the Dictionary: mirPrevious Word in the Dictionary: MIPSAll Words Near: miquelet
March 27, 2015
quiescent Hear it
Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears