deforciant

[ dih-fawr-shuh nt, -fohr- ]
/ dɪˈfɔr ʃənt, -ˈfoʊr- /

noun Law.

a person who deforces the rightful owner.

Origin of deforciant

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