direption

noun
di·​rep·​tion | \də̇ˈrepshən\
plural -s

Definition of direption 

1 obsolete : a tearing apart or away

2 archaic : despoliation

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History and Etymology for direption

Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin direption-, direptio, from direptus (past participle of diripere to tear apart, plunder, from di- —from dis- apart—+-ripere, from rapere to seize and carry off) + -ion-, -io -ion

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