Mousquetaire

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noun Mous·que·taire \ˌmü-skə-ˈter\

Definition of Mousquetaire

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

Origin and Etymology of mousquetaire

French — more at musketeer


First Known Use: 1705


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