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



(also bandoleer) noun
BrE BrE//ˌbændəˈlɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbændəˈlɪr//
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a belt made for carrying bullets and worn over the shoulder Word Originlate 16th cent.: from French bandoulière; perhaps from Spanish bandolera (from banda ‘sash’), or from Catalan bandolera (from bandoler ‘bandit’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bandolier