uhlan

noun
uh·lan | \ ˈü-ˌlän , ü-ˈlän ; ˈyü-lən , ˈü- \

Definition of uhlan 

: any of a body of Prussian light cavalry originally modeled on Tatar lancers

First Known Use of uhlan

1753, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for uhlan

German, from Polish ulan, from Turkish oğlan boy, servant

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