Definition of destrier
: warhorse; also : a charger used especially in medieval tournaments
Origin and Etymology of destrier
Middle English, from Anglo-French destrer, destrier, from destre right hand, from Latin dextra, from feminine of dexter
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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