reaver

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English revere (also revour, reiver, refar, reavere), from Old English rēafere (reaver; robber; spoiler), equivalent to reave +‎ -er. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Roower, Dutch rover, German Räuber, Swedish rövare, Icelandic raufari.

Noun[edit]

reaver (plural reavers)

  1. One who reaves.

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