reiter

noun
rei·​ter | \ ˈrītə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of reiter

: a German cavalry soldier especially of the 16th and 17th centuries

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History and Etymology for reiter

German, literally, rider, from Middle High German rīter, from Old High German rītāri, from rītan to ride + -āri -er

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“Reiter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reiter. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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