Voltigeur

Voltigeur

Vol`ti*geur\, n. [F., fr. voltiger to vault, It. volteggiare. See Volt a tread.]

1. A tumbler; a leaper or vaulter.

2. (Mil.) One of a picked company of irregular riflemen in each regiment of the French infantry.
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