malefactor

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Latin malefactor, from male ‎(evilly) + factus ‎(made or done), past participle of facio ‎(I make or do).

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malefactor ‎(plural malefactors)

  1. A criminal or felon.
  2. An evildoer.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From malefactus (perfect passive participle of malefaciō), corresponding to male ‎(evilly) + factus ‎(made or done), past participle of facio ‎(I make or do).

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Noun[edit]

malefactor m ‎(genitive malefactōris); third declension

  1. wrongdoer, evildoer, malefactor

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative malefactor malefactōrēs
genitive malefactōris malefactōrum
dative malefactōrī malefactōribus
accusative malefactōrem malefactōrēs
ablative malefactōre malefactōribus
vocative malefactor malefactōrēs

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