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buccaneer

noun [C] uk   /ˌbʌk.əˈnɪər/  us   /-ˈnɪr/
a person who attacked and stole from ships at sea, especially in the 17th and 18th centuries
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Translations of “buccaneer”
in Vietnamese cướp biển…
in Spanish bucanero…
in Thai โจรสลัด…
in Malaysian lanun…
in French boucanier…
in German der Seeräuber…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指17和18世紀的)海盜…
in Indonesian bajak laut…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指17和18世纪的)海盗…
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