Definition of grenadier
1a : a soldier who carries and throws grenadesb : 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
Origin and Etymology of grenadier
French, from grenade grenade
First Known Use: 1676See Words from the same year
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