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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: French dialect capdet 'chief', from Late Latin capitellum, from Latin caput 'head'

cadet

noun
     
Related topics: Army
ca‧det [countable]
PMA someone who is training to be an officer in the army, navy, air force, or police

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