larcenous

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adjective lar·ce·nous \ ˈlär-snəs , ˈlär-sə-nəs \

Definition of larcenous

1 :having the character of or constituting larceny
2 :committing larceny

larcenously

adverb

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First Known Use of larcenous

1742


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larcenous

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adjective lar·ce·nous \ ˈlär-sə-nəs \

legal Definition of larcenous

1 :of, relating to, or having the nature of larceny
  • larcenous intent
  • a larcenous scheme
2 :committing larceny

Learn More about larcenous

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of larcenous


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