variants or ladron
in sense 1 ˈlādrən or ˈladrən,
in sense 2 ləˈdrōn
plural ladrones or ladrons
usually ladrone chiefly Scottish : blackguard, rogue
usually ladron [Spanish ladrón, from Latin latron-, latro] Southwest : thief, robber

Word History


probably from Middle French ladron thief, robber, from Latin latron-, latro

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“Ladrone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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