Meaning of GROGNARD in English

(ˌ)grō|nyär noun

( -s )

Etymology: French, from grogner to grunt, grumble (from Old French gronir, grogner, from Latin grunnire to grunt) + -ard

1. : an old soldier

2. often capitalized : a soldier of the original imperial guard that was created by Napoleon I in 1804 and that made the final French charge at Waterloo

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