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.
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
* light infantry
* marine infantry
* mechanized infantry
* mounted infantry
That branch of an army that uses elephants.