cuirassier

noun
cui·​ras·​sier | \ ˌkwir-ə-ˈsir How to pronounce cuirassier (audio) , ˌkyu̇r- How to pronounce cuirassier (audio) \

Definition of cuirassier

: a mounted soldier wearing a cuirass

First Known Use of cuirassier

1625, in the meaning defined above

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“Cuirassier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cuirassier. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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