fusilier

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noun fu·sil·ier \ˌfyü-zə-ˈlir\
variants: or

fusileer

Definition of fusilier

  1. 1 :  a soldier armed with a fusil

  2. 2 :  a member of a British regiment formerly armed with fusils

Origin and Etymology of fusilier

French fusilier, from fusil


First Known Use: 1680

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