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Webster Dictionary

  1. Voltigeur(noun)

    a tumbler; a leaper or vaulter

  2. Voltigeur(noun)

    one of a picked company of irregular riflemen in each regiment of the French infantry

  3. Origin: [F., fr. voltiger to vault, It. volteggiare. See Volt a tread.]


  1. Voltigeur

    The Voltigeurs were French military skirmish units created in 1804 by Emperor Napoleon I.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Voltigeur

    vol-ti-zhėr′, n. a vaulter or tumbler: formerly in the French army, one of a light-armed company of picked men placed on the left of a battalion: under the Second Empire, a member of several special infantry regiments. [Fr.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of voltigeur in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of voltigeur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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