Definitions for voltigeur
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a tumbler; a leaper or vaulter
one of a picked company of irregular riflemen in each regiment of the French infantry
Origin: [F., fr. voltiger to vault, It. volteggiare. See Volt a tread.]
The Voltigeurs were French military skirmish units created in 1804 by Emperor Napoleon I.
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