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Definition of fusilier noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fusilier

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌfjuːzəˈlɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfjuːzəˈlɪər//
 
The army
 
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(in the past) a soldier who carried a light gun See related entries: The army Word Origin late 17th cent.: from French, from fusil, based on Latin focus ‘hearth, fire’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fusilier