pandour: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pan'door), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of a local militia in Croatia, formed as a regiment in the Austrian army in the 18th century and noted for its ruthlessness and cruelty.
  2. a brutal, marauding soldier.
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