grand larceny

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jul 2018

Definition of grand larceny

: larceny of property of a value greater than that fixed as constituting petit larceny

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GRAND LARCENY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of grand larceny for English Language Learners

  • law : the crime of stealing something that is very valuable


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legal Definition of grand larceny

see larceny

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