grenadier

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noun gren·a·dier \ ˌgre-nə-ˈdir \

Definition of grenadier

1 a :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

Origin and Etymology of grenadier

French, from grenade grenade


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