arbalester

noun
ar·​ba·​lest·​er
variants: or less commonly arbalestrier \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈlestrēə(r) \ or arbalister \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌlistə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of arbalester

: a user of an arbalest : crossbowman

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History and Etymology for arbalester

Middle English arbalaster, arblaster, from Old French arbalestier, from Late Latin arcuballistarius, from arcuballista + Latin -arius -ary

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“Arbalester.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arbalester. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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