marauder

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

maraud +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

marauder (plural marauders)

  1. Someone who moves about in roving fashion looking for plunder.
    a band of marauders
  2. By extension anything which marauds.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From maraud +‎ -er, from Middle French maraud (rascal), from Old French *marault (beggar, vagabond), from marir, marrir (to trouble, stray, lose ones way, be lost).

Verb[edit]

marauder

  1. (intransitive) to pilfer
  2. (intransitive) to prowl

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