petit larceny

noun

Definition of petit larceny

  1. :  larceny involving property of a value below a legally established minimum

Circa 1580

First Known Use of petit larceny

circa 1580


PETIT LARCENY Defined for English Language Learners

petit larceny

noun

Definition of petit larceny for English Language Learners

  • law : the crime of stealing something that does not have a high value


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petit larceny


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