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 carabiniere (audio)
ˌka-rə-,
ˌkär-ə-
: a member of the Italian national police force

Word History

Etymology

Italian, from French carabinier

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of carabiniere was in 1847

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“Carabiniere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carabiniere. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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