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English definition of “buccaneer”


noun [C]     /ˌbʌk.əˈnɪər/ US  /-ˈnɪr/
a person who attacked and stole from ships at sea , especially in the 17th and 18th centuries → Synonym pirate nounRenaissance: 1501 to 1899
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