any of several flies of the family Stratiomyidae, characterized by brightly colored abdominal stripes.
adjective 1. of, like, or befitting a soldier. adjective 1. of or befitting a good soldier
noun 1. a person who independently seeks pleasure, wealth, etc., through adventurous exploits. 2. a military adventurer, ready to serve anywhere for pay or for pleasure. soldier of fortune noun 1. a man who seeks money or adventure as a soldier; mercenary
- Soldier orchid
noun 1. a European orchid, Orchis militaris, having pale purple flowers with a four-lobed lower lip Also called military orchid
- Soldier settlement
noun 1. (Austral) the allocation of Crown land for farming to ex-servicemen