ladrone

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish ladrón, from Latin latrōnem, accusative singular of latrō. Doublet of latron.

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ladrone (plural ladrones)

  1. A robber; a pirate; a rascal or rogue.
    • 1907 August, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, “His Own People”, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326, page 14:
      But they had already discovered that he could be bullied, and they had it their own way; and presently Selwyn lay prone upon the nursery floor, impersonating a ladrone while pleasant shivers chased themselves over Drina, whom he was stalking.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin latrōnem (accusative form). Doublet of ladro, from the Latin nominative latrō.

Noun[edit]

ladrone m (plural ladroni, feminine ladrona)

  1. thief; robber (especially a highwayman)

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ladrone f

  1. plural of ladrona

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