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



BrE BrE//ˌɡrenəˈdɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡrenəˈdɪr//
The army
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a soldier in the part of the British army known as the Grenadiers or Grenadier Guards See related entries: The army Word Originlate 17th cent.: from French, from grenade (see grenade).
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