carabiniere

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