carabineer

[kahr-uh-buh-neer]
noun
Also, carabinier.
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carabineer or carabinier (ˌkærəbɪˈnɪə)
 
n
variants of carbineer
 
carabinier or carabinier
 
n

carbineer, carabineer or carabinier (ˌkɑːbɪˈnɪə, ˌkærəbɪˈnɪə)
 
n
(formerly) a soldier equipped with a carbine
 
carabineer, carabineer or carabinier
 
n
 
carabinier, carabineer or carabinier
 
n

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carabineer
1672, "mounted soldier armed with a carbine," from Fr. carabinier, from carabine "carbine" (see carbine). It. carabiniere "soldiers serving as a police force" is the same word.
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Example sentences
Included carabineer means accidental drops are a rare occurrence.
The carabineer is used to hook the bear bag to one end of the lift rope.
The bag also has a carabineer on it that clips to your purse.
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