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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of a class of Hungarian mountaineers serving in the Austrian army.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a class of Hungarian mountaineers serving in the Austrian army that served as local militia in Croatia; -- so called from Pandur, a principal town in the region from which they originally came. They were noted for their ruthlessness.
  • n. A brutal soldier.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See pandoor.

Etymologies

Named after Pandur, a principal town in the region from which they originally came. (Wiktionary)

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