Mousquetaire

noun
Mous·​que·​taire | \ ˌmü-skə-ˈter How to pronounce Mousquetaire (audio) \

Definition of Mousquetaire

: a French musketeer especially : one of the royal musketeers of the 17th and 18th centuries conspicuous for their daring and their flamboyant dress

First Known Use of Mousquetaire

1705, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mousquetaire

French — more at musketeer

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“Mousquetaire.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mousquetaire. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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