deserter

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin desertor (deserter), from desero (I forsake, I abandon); or from desert +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

deserter (plural deserters)

  1. A person who has physically removed him- or herself from the control or direction of a military or naval unit with the intention of permanently leaving
  2. Under the United States Code of Military Justice, a person who has been placed on AWOL status for more than 30 days

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Verb[edit]

deserter

  1. imperative of desertere