bandolier

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noun ban·do·lier \ˌban-də-ˈlir\
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bandoleer

Definition of bandolier

  1. :  a belt worn over the shoulder and across the breast often for the suspending or supporting of some article (such as cartridges) or as a part of an official or ceremonial dress

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Origin and Etymology of bandolier

Middle French bandouliere, ultimately from Old Spanish bando band, of Germanic origin; akin to Goth bandwo — more at banner


BANDOLIER Defined for English Language Learners

bandolier

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Definition of bandolier for English Language Learners

  • : a belt that is worn over the shoulder and across the body and that holds bullets

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