non-infantry

infantry

[in-fuhn-tree]
noun, plural infantries.
1.
soldiers or military units that fight on foot, in modern times typically with rifles, machine guns, grenades, mortars, etc., as weapons.
2.
a branch of an army composed of such soldiers.

Origin:
1570–80; < Italian infanteria, equivalent to infante boy, foot-soldier (see infant) + -ria -ry

noninfantry, noun
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infantry (ˈɪnfəntrɪ)
 
n , pl -tries
Inf, Abbreviation: inf
 a.  soldiers or units of soldiers who fight on foot with small arms
 b.  (as modifier): an infantry unit
 
[C16: from Italian infanteria, from infante boy, foot soldier; see infant]

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infantry
1579, from Fr. infantrie, from older It., Sp. infanteria "foot soldiers, force composed of those too inexperienced or low in rank for cavalry," from infante "foot soldier," originally "a youth," from L. infantem (see infant).
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