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Zouave

Zou·ave

Zouave

 
pronunciation:
zu av [or] zwav
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a member of a former French infantry unit, originally composed of Algerians and characterized by their colorful Oriental uniforms and precision drilling.
definition 2: a member of any military unit adopting a similar uniform and drill, esp. any of certain volunteers in the U.S. Civil War.