Definition of harquebut in US English:

harquebut

noun

historical, archaic
  • An early type of portable firearm; = "arquebus".

Origin

Mid 16th century. From Middle French harquebute, alteration of harquebuse, probably after buter to aim (at a target), to take aim.

Pronunciation

harquebut

/ˈ(h)ɑːkwɪbət/