grenadier

noun
gren·a·dier | \ˌgre-nə-ˈdir \

Definition of grenadier 

1a : a soldier who carries and throws grenades

b : a member of a special regiment or corps formerly armed with grenades

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

First Known Use of grenadier

1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for grenadier

French, from grenade grenade

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