Infantry vs Elephantry - What's the difference?

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Infantry is a coordinate term of elephantry.


As nouns the difference between infantry and elephantry

is that infantry is soldiers who fight on foot (on land), as opposed to cavalry and other mounted units, regardless of external transport (eg airborne) while elephantry is that branch of an army that uses elephants.

infantry

English

Noun

(wikipedia infantry) (infantries)
  • Soldiers who fight on foot (on land), as opposed to cavalry and other mounted units, regardless of external transport (e.g. airborne).
  • (uncountable) The part of an army consisting of infantry soldiers, especially opposed to mounted and technical troops
  • A regiment of infantry
  • Derived terms

    * infanteer * infantryman * light infantry * marine infantry * mechanized infantry * mounted infantry

    elephantry

    English

    Noun

    (elephantries)
  • That branch of an army that uses elephants.
  • Coordinate terms

    * artillery * cavalry * chariotry * infantry * navy