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plagiary

plagiary

noun pla·gia·ry \ˈplā-jē-ˌer-ē, -jə-rē\
plural pla·gia·ries

Definition of PLAGIARY

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archaic :  one that plagiarizes
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Origin of PLAGIARY

Latin plagiarius, literally, kidnapper, from plagium netting of game, kidnapping, from plaga net, trap
First Known Use: 1601

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