grenadier vs rattail what difference

what is difference between grenadier and rattail

English

Etymology

From French grenadier, corresponding to grenade +‎ -ier.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɡɹɛnəˈdɪə/
  • Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)

Noun

grenadier (plural grenadiers)

  1. A type of soldier, originally one who threw grenades, later a member of a company formed from the tallest men of the regiment; now specifically, a member of the Grenadier Guards.
  1. Any of various African weaverbirds or waxbills, especially the common grenadier or the red bishop.
  2. Any of various deep-sea fish of the family Macrouridae that have a large head and body and a long tapering tail; a rattail.
  3. Either of two red and black libellulid dragonflies, Agrionoptera insignis and Lathrecista asiatica, of Asia and Australia.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Readinger, rereading

French

Etymology

grenade +‎ -ier

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁə.na.dje/

Noun

grenadier m (plural grenadiers)

  1. pomegranate tree
  2. (military) grenadier

Further reading

  • “grenadier” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • dénigrera

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

grenadier m (definite singular grenadieren, indefinite plural grenadiere, definite plural grenadierne)

  1. a Grenadian (person from Grenada)

Related terms

  • Grenada
  • grenadisk

Swedish

Noun

grenadier c

  1. person from Grenada

Declension

Related terms

  • Grenada
  • grenadisk
  • grenadiska

Anagrams

  • girerande


English

Etymology

rat +‎ tail

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ˈrăt-ˌtāl, IPA(key): /ˈɹæt.teɪl/

Noun

rattail (plural rattails)

  1. Any of the large dark-colored deep-sea fish of the Macrouridae family of ray-finned fish.
    Synonyms: grenadier, macrourid, whiptail
  2. A hairstyle characterized by a long lock of tail-like hair dangling from the back of the head.

Hypernyms

  • tail (structural)

Translations

Further reading

  • rattail on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Macrouridae on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Macrouridae on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons

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