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ecoterrorist

[ ek-oh-ter-er-ist, ee-koh‐ ]
/ ˌɛk oʊˈtɛr ər ɪst, ˌi koʊ‐ /
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noun
one who commits ecotage; monkey-wrencher.
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Origin of ecoterrorist

First recorded in 1980–85

OTHER WORDS FROM ecoterrorist

ec·o·ter·ror·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ecoterrorist

ecoterrorist
/ (ˈiːkəʊˌtɛrərɪst) /

noun
a person who uses violence in order to achieve environmentalist aims

Word Origin for ecoterrorist

C20: from eco- + terrorist
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