soldado

noun
sol·​da·​do | \ sōlˈdä(ˌ)dō \
plural soldados also soldadoes

Definition of soldado

: a Latin-American soldier

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History and Etymology for soldado

Spanish, soldier, from past participle of soldar to pay, from soldo, sueldo a small coin, pay, salary, from Late Latin solidus, soldus solidus

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“Soldado.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soldado. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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