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larcener

or lar·ce·nist

[lahr-suh-ner]
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noun
  1. a person who commits larceny.
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Origin of larcener

First recorded in 1625–35; larcen(y) + -er1
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Word Origin and History for larcenist

n.

1803, from larceny + -ist. Earlier was larcener (1630s).

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