carabinero

noun
ca·ra·bi·ne·ro | \ ˌker-ə-bə-ˈner-(ˌ)ō , ˌkär- , ˌka-rə- \
plural carabineros

Definition of carabinero 

1 : a member of a Spanish national police force serving especially as frontier guards

2 : a customs or coast guard officer in the Philippines

First Known Use of carabinero

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for carabinero

Spanish, from carabina carbine, from French carabine

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