Definitions for voltigeur

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  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.]

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  1. Voltigeur

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

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