brancardier

noun

bran·​car·​dier
bräⁿkȧrdyā
plural brancardiers
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: stretcher bearer

Word History

Etymology

French, from brancard stretcher, from Middle French, from Middle French dialect (Normandy), large branch, augmentative of branque branch, from Late Latin branca

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“Brancardier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brancardier. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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