or la·dron

[ luh-drohn ]
/ ləˈdroʊn /

noun Southwestern U.S.

a thief.

Origin of ladrone

1550–60; < Spanish ladrón < Latin latrōn- (stem of latrō) mercenary, bandit Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ladron

  • “Asesino,” “ladron,” “ingrato,” were the terms used in speaking of him.

    The White Chief|Mayne Reid
  • I hope it will cause the excommunication of every ladron in Mexico, and have them devoted to the perdition they so richly deserve.

    The Bandolero|Mayne Reid