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noun 
  1. A type of soldier, originally one who threw grenades, later a member of a company formed from the tallest men of the reigiment; now specifically, a member of the w:Grenadier Guards, Grenadier Guards.
  2. Any of various African weaver-birds or waxbills, especially the common grenadier or the red bishop.
  3. Any of various deep-sea fish of the family Macrouridae that have a large head and body and a long tapering tail; a rat-tail.
Etymology: From French French, grenadier, corresponding to grenade + -ier.


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