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also car·a·bi·nier  (kăr′ə-bə-nîr′) or car·bi·neer (kär′bə-)
A soldier armed with a carbine.

[French carabinier, from carabine, carbine; see carbine.]


(ˌkærəbɪˈnɪə) or


(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) variant forms of carbineer


(ˌkɑr bəˈnɪər)

also carabineer

a soldier armed with a carbine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carabineer - a soldier (historically a mounted soldier) who is armed with a carbine
rifleman - a soldier whose weapon is a rifle
References in classic literature ?
learn to read and write, my lad," said Genestas; "come and enlist in my regiment, have a horse to ride, and turn carabineer.
Pinocchio saw the Carabineer from afar and tried his best to escape between the legs of the big fellow, but without success.
The Carabineer grabbed him by the nose (it was an extremely long one and seemed made on purpose for that very thing) and returned him to Mastro Geppetto.
They said so much that, finally, the Carabineer ended matters by setting Pinocchio at liberty and dragging Geppetto to prison.
Now, for instance, in the next half hour, we may come any moment on three carabineers who would let off their pieces without asking questions.
Kutuzov accompanied by his adjutants rode at a walking pace behind the carabineers.
On the high ropes (left) we got to learn how to use a carabineer and to keep ourselves safe by attaching it to the rigging
The trainer attached three resistance bands to a D-ring with carabineer clips and secured them to a fencepost using nylon webbing strap.
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Additional features include a built-in storage pouch, drawstring and carabineer that give the product a small footprint and allow for maximum portability, sharing between vehicles and stowage.
Featuring five different die-cut holds (finger tabs, carabineer closures, belt style tabs, U-shaped pop ups, and semi-circle end flaps), the recyclable tray uses 32 percent less packaging material and 50 percent less weight than a thermoformed tray.