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buccaneers

noun
plural of buccaneer

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someone who engages in robbery of ships at sea
  • buccaneers preyed upon treasure-laden ships in the Caribbean for nearly three hundred years

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“Buccaneers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/buccaneers. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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