plunderous

adjective
plun·​der·​ous | \ ˈplən-d(ə-)rəs How to pronounce plunderous (audio) \

Definition of plunderous

: given to plundering

First Known Use of plunderous

1797, in the meaning defined above

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“Plunderous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plunderous. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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