cuirassier

noun

cui·​ras·​sier ˌkwir-ə-ˈsir How to pronounce cuirassier (audio) ˌkyu̇r- How to pronounce cuirassier (audio)
: a mounted soldier wearing a cuirass

Word History

First Known Use

1625, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cuirassier was in 1625

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“Cuirassier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cuirassier. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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cuirassier

noun
cuir·​as·​sier
ˌkwir-ə-ˈsi(ə)r,
ˌkyu̇r-
: a mounted soldier wearing a cuirass

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