carabiniere

noun
ca·​ra·​bi·​nie·​re | \ ˌker-ə-bən-ˈyer-(ˌ)ā How to pronounce carabiniere (audio) , ˌka-rə-, ˌkär-ə- \
plural carabinieri\ ˌker-​ə-​bən-​ˈyer-​ē How to pronounce carabinieri (audio) , ˌka-​rə-​ , ˌkär-​ə-​ \

Definition of carabiniere

: a member of the Italian national police force

First Known Use of carabiniere

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carabiniere

Italian, from French carabinier

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“Carabiniere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carabiniere. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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