grenadier

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noun gren·a·dier \ˌgre-nə-ˈdir\

Definition of grenadier

  1. 1a :  a soldier who carries and throws grenadesb :  a member of a special regiment or corps formerly armed with grenades

  2. 2 :  any of various deep-sea fishes (family Macrouridae) that are related to the cods and have an elongate tapering body and compressed pointed tail

Origin and Etymology of grenadier

French, from grenade grenade


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