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deforciant

[ dih-fawr-shuhnt, -fohr- ]
/ dɪˈfɔr ʃənt, -ˈfoʊr- /
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noun Law.
a person who deforces the rightful owner.
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Origin of deforciant

1250–1300; Middle English deforciaunt<Anglo-French, present participle of deforcer.See deforce, -ant
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