Complete Definition of "rapine"

English

Etymology
From ME. and OF. < L. noun rapīna, from verb rapere.

Noun
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  1. The seizure of one's property by force; plunder.

Related terms
rape

Translations
trans-top|seizure of one's property by force
trans-mid
Spanish: saqueo m, rapiña f
trans-bottom

References
2000 The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language - Fourth Edition

Category:Words of Romance origin

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