Carabinieri

One - two - three Carabinieri

One – two – three Carabinieri

The red and black bugs we call fire beetles are nicknamed ‘Carabinieri’ in Italy.

This is because the uniform of Italy’s national police force is red and black.

One CarabinierE, or many CarabinierI (as here inside this lantern).

Talking about them in English, however can we distinguish between the singular and the plural?